SOAS University of London

Department of the History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts

Research Seminar in Islamic Art and Archaeology

Convened by Professor Anna Contadini

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Inhabited Architecture: A Pervasive Motif in Medieval Art and Modern Theory

Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor in Art History, Penn State University

Inhabited Architecture:  A Pervasive Motif in Medieval Art and Modern Theory

Anthony Cutler, Evan Pugh University Professor in Art History, Penn State University

Convened by Professor Anna Contadini

12 May 2016, Brunei Gallery, B104, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Three papers on Islamic Art in the 19th Century

Convened by Professor Anna Contadini

Anna McSweeney, The Afterlife of the Alhambra. Architectural revivals in the 19th century Middle East  

Melanie Gibson, Colouring the surface: a taste for 'Persian' tiles in English domestic architecture, 1860-1910

George Manginis, Iznik in Athens: Ottoman-style tile revetments on inter-war public buildings in Greece

28 February 2013, Brunei Gallery, B111, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Seminar on the Pisa Griffin and the Mari-Cha Lion

This seminar is intended to further our understanding of these bronze objects by sharing the results of the scientific analyses and the historical and art-historical investigations that have taken place in the last ten years.

14 February 2013, Russell Square: College Buildings, Khalili Lecture Theatre, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

In-Sung Kim Han and Caroline Rumpf

In-Sung Kim Han and Caroline Rumpf

Islamic Material Culture in Medieval Korea (8th century - 1427) (In-Sung Kim Han)

Evolution of contemporary Iranian Art after the Reform Period of Muhammed Khatami, through the analysis of paintings and sculptural works by Farhad Moshiri, Bita Fayyazi and Rokni Haerizadeh (Caroline Rumpf)

10 May 2012, Brunei Gallery, B111, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM