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AKPIA lecture poster Fall 2022

Fall 2022 Lectures will be held in person.


October 13, 2022, 6:00 pm (EST)

“The Textility of the Alhambra”

Olga Bush

Visiting Scholar, Vassar College


November 10, 2022, 6:00 pm (EST)

“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, 6:00 pm (EST)

“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




Previous lectures can be seen here