Event Converging Paths: Cultural Counters in Medieval Islam
Type Talks followed by a reception
Venue Asia House 63 New Cavendish Street London W1G 7LP
Date 12 February 2019
Time 18.45


To celebrate the inception of Converging Pathsa series of events aimed at building bridges with the Islamic World—three eminent guest scholars will present and discuss their research on the cultural interconnections and coexistence experienced by border societies in early and Medieval Islam.

The programme is comprised of: 


Convergence and Divergence in the Arts of Syria-Palestine during the Period of the Crusades. Professor Scott Redford, Nasser D Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology, SOAS, University of London.

Sicily: A Path Twice Broken. Dr. Jeremy Johns, Director Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford.

Third Speaker: TBC 


For more information and to book click here 

Each talk will last approximately 40 minutes, with a 15 mins Q&A, to be followed by a reception of drinks and canapés kindly sponsored by the Barakat Trust. This event is part of the series 2019 Converging Paths, brought to you by Asia House and The Barakat Trust. Click here to see other events in the same series. 

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