Lecture Series - NYU, Silsila: Center for Material Histories - Spring 2022

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New York University, Silsila: Center for Material Histories

Silsila: Center for Material Histories

Spring 2022 Series


We are delighted to announce the spring 2022 program of New York University's Silsila: Center for Material Histories. The full details of our spring program are listed below and can also be found on our website:

https://as.nyu.edu/silsila/events.html

Only registered attendees will be able to access the events. Links to register for each event can be found on the webpage for each, accessed through the website.

 

Silsila Spring 2022 Series

 

Feb 2nd (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"ILLUMINATING THE HISTORY OF PRIVATE DEVOTION IN THE MUSLIM WEST" Hiba Abid, Silsila/NYU

 

Feb 9th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"SILSILAS FROM THE ISLAMIC EAST: MIRACLES AND MATERIAL LIFE" Teren Sevea, Harvard University

 

Feb 23rd (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"THE FABRIC OF THE CITY: SPACES OF SILK WEAVING AND MASS PRODUCTION IN EARLY MODERN KASHAN" Nader Sayadi, Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Mar 2nd (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"REVISITING THE GREAT MOSQUE OF DAMASCUS" Alain George, University of Oxford

 

Mar 9th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"THE THEATRE-CARAVANSERAI OF TBILISI. A HETEROTOPIA FROM THE CAUCASUS" Luka Nakhutsrishvili, Ilia State University, Tbilisi

 

Mar 30th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"MODERN MEN AND AMATEURS OF ANTIQUITIES: COLLECTING PRACTICE IN 19th OTTOMAN TUNISIA" Ridha Moumni, Harvard University

 

Apr 6th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"ARCHIVE WARS: THE POLITICS OF HISTORY IN SAUDI ARABIA" Rosie Bsheer, Harvard University

 

Apr 13th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"'ABOU FARID'S WAR' AND OTHER LOVE STORIES - ARTIST OMAR MISMAR IN CONVERSATION WITH JOAN RETALLACK" Omar Mismar, American University of Beirut & Joan Retallack, Bard College

 

Apr 20th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"THE QUR'AN IN PRACTICE" Anouk Cohen, CNRS Paris

 

Apr 27th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"BLOCK-PRINTED AMULETS FROM THE QUBBAT AL-KHAZNA IN DAMASCUS: DISCOVERY, TECHNIQUE AND TEXTS" Arianna D'Ottone Rambach, La Sapienza University, Rome

 

May 4th (Wed), 12:30-2:30pm

"SLAVES AND MATERIAL CULTURE IN THE MEDIEVAL AND EARLY MODERN MEDITERRANEAN" Lamia Balafrej, UCLA; M'hamed Oualdi, Sciences Po-Paris & Meredith Martin, NYU