Lectures, News & Events

 

Lecture registration links are below.

 

Full event details / poster forthcoming.

 

 

February 24, 2022; 6:00pm (EST)

“Emperor Shāh Jahān: The Gardener (chaman-pera) of a Vast Garden (bāgh wa būstān) called Hindustan”

Gulfishan Khan, AKPIA Associate; Professor of Medieval Indian History, Chairperson of the Centre of Advance Study, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India

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March 10, 2022; 6:00pm (EST)

“A Thousand Futures: Negotiating Urban Transformation in Early Republican Istanbul (1923-1949)”

Ümit Fırat Açıkgöz, AKPIA Fellow; Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture and Design, American University of Beirut

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March 24, 2022; 12:00 noon (EST)

“On Polychromy, Polysemy and Whiteness in Islamic Art”

Alain Fouad George, I.M. Pei Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Director of Graduate Admissions, Faculty of Oriental Studies, Fellow of Wolfson College, University of Oxford
Co-sponsored with the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies at Harvard University

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April 21, 2022; 6:00pm (EST)

“Documentary Life: Sketch as Chronicle in Shah Abbas’ Iran”

Kishwar Rizvi, AKPIA Fellow; Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, Department of the History of Art, Yale University

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Previous lectures can be seen here