Other Programs and Events

2014 – 2015 AKPIA Lecture Series A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture at Harvard University

Thursday, February 5, 2015
"Apostates in the Garden: Parks and Recreation in the Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Capital"
Deniz Turker, Ph.D. Candidate and Dumbarton Oaks
William R. Tyler Fellow, CMES and HAA, Harvard University

Thursday, March 5, 2015
"Constructing Legitimacy: Ibn Mardanish's Quest for Power in Sharq al-Andalus"
Abigail Balbale, Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Thursday, March 26, 2015
“The Decorative Arts of Islamic Architecture in Xinjiang”
Li Gu, Harvard AKPIA Associate; Associate Professor and Master Instructor, Media and Television Institute, Jiangsu Normal University

Thursday, April 2, 2015
"Tangled Layers: History and Sacred Topography in Tarsus"
Oya Pancaroğlu, Associate Professor, Department of History, Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

Thursday, April 16, 2015
"Illustrating Ethics: The Depiction of Ethical Concepts in Persian Mirrors for Princes"
Maria Subtelny, Professor of Persian and Islamic Studies, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, University of Toronto

http://agakhan.fas.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k69205&tabgroupid=icb.tabgroup104234

The Yarshater Lectures, delivered by David Roxburgh

School of Oriental and African Studies, London
January 15-20, 2015
https://networks.h-net.org/node/7636/discussions/56172/lecture-series-yarshater-lectures-soas-january-2015-david-j

Research Seminar in Islamic Art: Dr. Warwick Ball presents “Syria at the Royal Academy: The Blockbuster that Never Was”
School of Oriental and African Studies, London
January 14, 2015
https://networks.h-net.org/node/7636/discussions/56173/lecture-soas-resia-weds-14th-january-warwick-ball-syria-royal

Picturing Royal Charisma in the Near East
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
January 12-14, 2015
http://www.scholion.huji.ac.il/.upload/Royal%20F.JPG

Visual Cultures of Iran
Courtauld Institute, London
Lectures Series, 2014-15
https://networks.h-net.org/node/7636/discussions/55828/lecture-series-visual-cultures-iran-new-perspectives-courtauld

'Islamic' Art: Disrupting Unity and Discerning Ruptures
Columbia University, New York
Lecture series, 2014-15
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/arthistory/calendar/disrupting-unity-and-discerning-ruptures.html

Point of Contact: New Approaches to Islamic Art
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Lecture series, 2014-15
http://www.nyu.edu/gsas/dept/fineart/events/pointsofcontact.htm