Charles Melville – The Illustration of Mirkhwand’s Raudat al-safa in RAS Ms. P.38

Event Date: 10 May 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Annual General Meeting Lecture Professor Charles Melville (University of Cambridge) – The Illustration of Mirkhwand’s Raudat al-safa in RAS Ms. P.38 Talk: ——— Questions: accompanying images: ” ngg_triggers_display=”always” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] share this entry:

Ethan Katz – Jews, Muslims, Frenchmen: The Promises and Perils of Fraternity

    Event Date: 1 May 2018 Room B01 Clore Management Centre Birkbeck University of London London WC1E 7JL The Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism Birkbeck, University of London in association with the Maurice Freedman Research Trust presents: The 2018 Maurice Freedman Lecture: Dr Ethan Katz (Cincinnati) – Jews, Muslims, Frenchmen: The Promises and Perils of Fraternity Headlines …

Peter Webb – Arab Origins: Identity, History and Islam

Event Date: 8 March 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr Peter Webb (University of Leiden) – Arab Origins: Identity, History and Islam Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ————————— Talk: ————————— Questions: share this entry:

Mercedes Volait – The Domestic Collecting of Islamic Artefacts in 19th Century Cairo: The Meymar Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Event Date: 6 March 2018 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Professor Mercedes Volait (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) – The Domestic Collecting of Islamic Artefacts in 19th Century Cairo: The Meymar Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (RAS): ————————– Talk: ————————– Questions: accompanying …

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: