Publication Announcement: 'Resituating Mughal Architecture in the Persianate World'; Special Issue of South Asian Studies

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Subject Fields: 
Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Humanities, Islamic History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies

Dear All,

I am delighted to announce the publication of the most recent Special Issue of South Asian Studies, 'Resituating Mughal Architecture in the Persianate World: New Investigations and Analyses' (Volume 35, Issue 1 (2019)).  The volume is now available online and in print.


Table of Contents

Introduction to the Volume:

Resituating Mughal Architecture in the Persianate World: New Investigations and Analyses (Mehreen Chida-Razvi)



'In the Centre of the Map...': Reflecting on Marshall Hodgson's Ideas about Conscience and History in the Architectural Expression of Humayun (James L. Wescoat Jr.)

Mughal Tilework: Derivative or Original? (Bernard O'Kane)

The Impact of Akhlaq-i Nasiri on the Forms and Spaces of Akbar's Fatehpur Sikri (Santhi Kavuri-Bauer)

Royal Assemblies and Imperial Libraries: Polygonal Pavilions and Their Functions in Mughal and Safavid Architecture (Farshid Emami)

From Function to Form: Chini-khana in Safavid and Mughal Architecture (Mehreen Chida-Razvi)

Safavid and Mughal Urban Bridges: Visual and Embodied Experience of Nature (Sahar Hosseini)

Garden of Nobility: Placing Ali Mardan Khan's Baradari at Peshawar in the Context of Mughal Architecture (Abdul Rehman)

A City Besieged and a Love Lamented: Representations of Delhi's Qila-i Mualla ('Exalted Fortress') in the Eighteenth Century (Saleema Waraich)


All best,


Contact Info: 

Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi

Research Associate

Department of History of Art and Archaeology

SOAS, University of London

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