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


The Yarshater Lectures, delivered by David Roxburgh

School of Oriental and African Studies, London
January 15-20, 2015

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

Picturing Royal Charisma in the Near East
Hebrew University, Jerusalem
January 12-14, 2015

Visual Cultures of Iran
Courtauld Institute, London
Lectures Series, 2014-15

'Islamic' Art: Disrupting Unity and Discerning Ruptures
Columbia University, New York
Lecture series, 2014-15

Point of Contact: New Approaches to Islamic Art
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University
Lecture series, 2014-15