Medieval Studies-Aga Khan Program Lecture in Medieval Islamic Architecture


Thursday, March 1, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm


Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street
Rocco Rante (Department of Islamic Art, Musée de Louvre), Evolution of Settlements and Socio-Economic Features in the Bukhara Oasis between Antiquity and the Medieval Period. Co-sponsored by the Harvard Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture.
About the speaker: Rocco Rante received his Ph.D. in Archaeology and the History of Islamic Art from the University of Provence (Aix-Marseille), and has worked as a research archaeologist at the Louvre since 2008. Among his publications are The Greater Khorasan. Actes of the Round Table (De Gruyter 2015), Rayy from its Origins to the Mongol Invasion: An Archaeological and Historiographical Study (Brill, 2015), and "Urban Topography of Iran and Central Asia at the Early Islamic period," in The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Archaeology (Oxford, 2015).