Lecture Series – Fall 2022 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

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The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

Fall 2022 AKPIA Lecture Series

A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

(All lectures are in person, in Cambridge MA)

 

October 13, 2022, 6:00pm

“The Textility of the Alhambra”

Olga Bush

Visiting Scholar, Vassar College

 

November 10, 2022, 6:00pm

“Islamic Architecture for Wisdom: Looking Back on the Classical Legacy”

Susana Calvo Capilla

AKPIA Fellow; Titular Professor, History of Art Department, Complutense University of Madrid

 

November 17, 2022, 6:00pm

“The Extraordinary Architectural Patronage of a 13th Century Sultan-Queen: Shajar al-Durr of Egypt”

D. Fairchild Ruggles

Debra L. Mitchell Chair in Landscape Architecture; Director of the Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Co-Sponsored with the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies at Harvard University

 

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University

Lectures are open to the public and held Thursdays, 6:00-7:30pm,

at 485 Broadway (Basement Auditorium), Cambridge, MA.

 

 

For further information, call 617-495-2355 or email agakhan@fas.harvard.edu

Visit the website: https://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/news-events

We anticipate that the Calvo Capilla and Ruggles lectures will be recorded and made available at the AKPIA website, after the event date.