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The Environment and Ecology in Islamic Art / online November 8 - 15, 2021

The Environment and Ecology in Islamic Art and Culture, the 9th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, takes place live online on Zoom from November 8 - 15, 2021.  Nasser Rabbat, the Aga Khan Professor and Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, gives the keynote address on November 8, titled The Quest for Thermal Delight.  Presenters on November 9-12 include Rebecca Zorach, Farid Esmaeil, T.J. Demos, D. Fairchild Ruggles, Yusen Yu, Stephane Pradines, Alexander Brey, Anna Gade, Nada Shabout, Huma Gupta, Rachel Winter, Amanda Boetzkes, Elizabeth Rauh, Pamela Karimi, Michelle Apotsos, and Nisa Ari with a roundtable conversation on November 15 with the artists Tarek Al-Ghoussein and Camille Zakharia.  All presentations are followed by an opportunity for attendees to ask questions.  This event is free but advance registration is required.  For more information, please visit the event website, here.