Zsuzsanna Gulácsi (Northern Arizona University), Sideways-Oriented Images of Manichaean and Armenian Liturgical Books. Register at https://eastofbyzantium.org/upcoming-events/. Sponsored by the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Chair of Armenian Art at Tufts University and the Mary Jaharis Center for Byzantine Art and Culture at Hellenic College Holy Cross. Read more about East of Byzantium Lecture Series
Michele Bacci (University of Fribourg), The Nativity Church in Bethlehem in the Light of Recent Restorations; response by Ariel Fine (Yale University). Sponsored by the Yale Institute for Sacred Music, Department of the History of Art, and Department of Classics. This lecture will take place on the Zoom platform; for registration information, please visit https://ism.yale.edu/artlectures.
Liz James (University of Sussex), What do Mosaics Want? Or, Wall Mosaics and the Space between Viewer and Viewed; response by Robert S. Nelson (Yale University). Sponsored by the Yale Institute for Sacred Music, Department of the History of Art, and Department of Classics. This lecture will take place on the Zoom platform; for registration information, please visit https://ism.yale.edu/artlectures Read more about Yale Lectures in Late Antique and Byzantine Art and Architecture
Amira Bennison (University of Cambridge), Competing with the Saints: Dynastic Burial Practices and Cults in the Medieval Western Maghrib. Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies, the Department of History, and the Harvard Law School Program in Islamic Law. This presentation will take place on the Zoom platform; to register, please click... Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
Shireen Hamza (History of Science, Harvard University), How Islamic is Islamic Medicine? Text and the Body in Tibb. This talk will take place on Zoom. For more information and to RSVP, please contact workshop coordinators Chloe Bordewich or Lucy Ballard.
Harvard's Islamic Collection in and beyond Cambridge: an introduction to rare music from the Islamicate World in the Loeb Music Library, the Islamic world in the collections of I Tatti and the Berenson Library, and the Byzantine and Islamic collections of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Presentations by Joseph Kinzer (Loeb Music Library), Michael Rocke (Biblioteca Berenson), Spyros Koulouris (Villa i Tatti), Giovanni Pagliarulo (Biblioteca Berenson), Joshua Robinson (Dumbarton Oaks), and Stephanie Caruso (Dumbarton Oaks), Betsy Dospel Williams (Dumbarton Oaks),... Read more about Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Workshops