Mehreen Chida-Razvi

Country of origin Pakistan
University SOAS
Course 2014
Grant issued Travel Grant
Area of interest Jahanghir's funerary Complex in Lahore and comparative research

Profile

An Art Historian specialising in the arts, architecture and material culture of the Islamic World and Mughal South Asia. Taught courses on the art and material culture of the Muslim world for the Continuing Education Department at the University of Oxford, Morley College, and the Courtauld Institute of Art and lectures on various topics of Islamic, Indo-Islamic and Indian Art for SOAS, the V&A Museum and Sotheby's Institute of Art. Editorial Asst - International Journal of Islamic Architecture.

Volunteer

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Media

  • Harpers Bazaar Arabia June 2017 Cover

    Harpers Bazaar Arabia featuring Barakat Trustee

    Abir Dajani Tuqan takes Bazaar on a journey through a rich and textured life that includes an enviable collection of fashion moments More »

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    Art & Patronage - The Middle East by Thames & Hudson

    The Barakat Trust was featured in 'Art & Patronage The Middle East' published by Thames & Hudson. More »

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    Barakat Culture Vulture Kids Camp was featured in Arab London. More »

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    Arab News

    Arab News has consistently featured the growth and evolution of the Barakat Trust from its early years to the present day. More »

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    The Wells of Memory

    One of the first travelers in a century to walk through the Hejaz desert of Saudi Arabia, Paul Salopek encounters a fabled past of caravans and pilgrims, of empires come and gone. He encounters cultural preservationists including trustees of The Barakat Trust. More »

News & Events

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Pop-Up Palaces: A journey through 1000 years of Egypt's ceremonial tent-making tradition

date: Wed 14 November 2018

Pop-Up Palaces: A journey through 1000 years of Egypt's ceremonial tent-making traditionIn one of me......  More »
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Misr and Mosque: Architectural Splendour and Political Authority in Medieval Cairo

date: 19 July 2018

Misr and Mosque: Architectural Splendour and Political Authority in Medieval Cairo Illustrated talk ......  More »
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The Barakat Trust's Lectures with Leighton House Museum

date: Thursday 4 October 2018

The vast Muslim cemeteries of Cairo, known as the “City of the Dead”, were always also meant to be a......  More »
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The Arabesque in the Architecture of Islamic Cairo (9th – 16th Century) 

date: Thursday, 11 October 2018

The arabesque was a common design used in the architecture of Islamic Cairo. In the early periods, i......  More »