Lecture - "Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians" (York, 21 June 2018)

"Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians"
 
with Dr Rachel Wood (University of Oxford)
on Thursday 21st June 2018
from 6.30pm to 8.00pm
at 3Sixty, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, YO10 5GE, UK.
 
 
How are we to understand motifs created after the Islamic conquest

Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians - York Islamic Art Circle

"Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians"
 
with Dr Rachel Wood (University of Oxford)
on Thursday 21st June 2018
from 6.30pm to 8.00pm
at 3Sixty, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, YO10 5GE, UK.
 
 
How are we to understand motifs created after the Islamic conquest

Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians - York Islamic Art Circle

"Sasanian sacred iconography after the Sasanians"
 
with Dr Rachel Wood (University of Oxford)
on Thursday 21st June 2018
from 6.30pm to 8.00pm
at 3Sixty, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York, YO10 5GE, UK.
 
 
How are we to understand motifs created after th

The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts - York Islamic Art Circle

"The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts"
 
8th June 6:30pm - 7:30pm with Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (SOAS), University of York, UK.
 
The Mughal Emperors of South Asia were famous patrons of art and architecture, and much is known about the artistic influence of emperors such as Akbar and Jahangir, and Shah Jahan who commissioned the Taj Mahal. However, less is known about the impact of the equally powerful and wealthy female queens of the Mughal Empire.

Lecture - The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts (York, 8 June 2018)

"The Mughal Queen Nur Jahan as a Patron of the Arts"
 
8th June 6:30pm - 7:30pm with Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (SOAS), University of York, UK.
 
The Mughal Emperors of South Asia were famous patrons of art and architecture, and much is known about the artistic influence of emperors such as Akbar and Jahangir, and Shah Jahan who commissioned the Taj Mahal. However, less is known about the impact of the equally powerful and wealthy female queens of the Mughal Empire.

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages

Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages (York Islamic Art Circle)
 
with Dr Rory Naismith (Kings College, London), on Tuesday 29th May 2018, from 6:30pm-8pm, at The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Abstract: One of the most

Lecture - The Qur'an of Uljaytu (York, 6 June 2018)

"The Qur'an of Uljaytu"
with Dr Alison Ohta (Director of Royal Asiatic Society), 6th June, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ University of York, UK.
 
The Mongol Ilkhanate (1256-1353) was established in north-west Iran after the invasions led by Hulegu, the grandson of Genghis-khan. Despite the initial destruction that the conquests brought, Ilkhanid rule heralded a period where the arts of the book flourished with the production of both religious and secular texts.

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