Elaine Wright – Lapis and Gold, Exploring Chester Beatty’s Ruzbihan Qur’an

Event Date: 23 November 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Elaine Wright (Chester Beatty Library, Dublin) – Lapis and Gold, Exploring Chester Beatty’s Ruzbihan Qur’an Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): —————————– Talk: —————————– Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Sheila Blair – Monumentalizing the Grave: Muslim-style Mausolea across Mongol Eurasia

Event Date: 7 March 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Sheila Blair (Boston College) – Monumentalizing the Grave: Muslim-style Mausolea across Mongol Eurasia Professor Blair teaches about all aspects of Islamic art from the seventh century to modern times. She offers surveys on Islamic art, architecture, and urbanism, as …

Richard McClary – Studies the key monuments built for the Rum Seljuq sultans, 1170-1220

Event Date: 16 February 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Richard McClary (Edinburgh College of Art) – Studies the key monuments built for the Rum Seljuq sultans, 1170-1220 This lavishly illustrated volume presents the major surviving monuments of the early period of the Rum Seljuqs, the first major Muslim …

Stéphane Pradines – The Swahili, a Muslim Culture of the Indian Ocean World: New Evidence from Archaeological Excavations

Event Date: 9 February 2017 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Stéphane Pradines (The Aga Khan University) – The Swahili, a Muslim Culture of the Indian Ocean World: New Evidence from Archaeological Excavations Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): —————————— Talk: —————————— Questions: share this entry:

Federica Gigante – Collecting Islamic Art in seventeenth-century Italy: Ferdinando Cospi, the Medici Court and the Ottoman World

Event Date: 19 January 2016 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Federica Gigante (The Warburg Institute and SOAS) – Collecting Islamic art in seventeenth-century Italy: Ferdinando Cospi, the Medici court and the Ottoman world Introduction by Dr Alison Otha (Director, RAS): Talk: Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

Kaveh Bakhtiar – The British Mosque: fragments of an alternative architecture

Event Date: 10 December 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Mr Kaveh Bakhtiar (Independent Scholar) – The British Mosque: fragments of an alternative architecture Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Questions: share this entry:

Ünver Rüstem – Justice, Conquest, and Victory: The Evolving Symbolism of Istanbul’s Nusretiye Mosque

This talk will use hitherto unexplored documents to trace the Nusretiye Mosque’s formation as an architectural statement of Mahmud’s modernising agenda. Alongside the written evidence, attention will be given to the Nusretiye’s pronounced visual resemblance to the mosque of Mahmud’s reformist predecessor Selim III, whose thwarted efforts to overhaul the Ottoman military both anticipated and served as a foil for Mahmud’s subsequent victory.

Maud Mandel – Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict

  Event Date: 15 May 2014 Bloomsbury Suite, Friends House, 173 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ   The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism presents: Professor Maud Mandel (Brown) – Muslims and Jews in France: History of a Conflict Professor Mandel will speak about the global, national and local originsof the conflict that has long shadowed Muslim-Jewish relations in …

Religion, Conflict, and Digital Communication in the Greater Muslim World

Event Date: 16 December 2013 Room 264 Senate House University of London Malet St London WC1E 7HU The New Political Communication Unit at Royal Holloway University of London presents: Religion, Conflict, and Digital Communication in the Greater Muslim World: Dialogue Among Policy Makers and Researchers While an excess amount of media attention and government resources are regularly expended on acts …

Queer Muslim Women Today

  Event Date: 6 July 2013 Room B35 Birkbeck Main Building Birkbeck, University of London Malet Street London WC1E 7HX The Safra Project and the Birkbeck Department of Psychosocial Studies present: Queer Muslim Women Today This event will bring together academics, activists and communities to discuss a range of issues that impact on the lives of queer Muslim women today. …