Grantee Profile

Hallie Swanson

Hallie is a third-year PhD student in the Religious Studies department at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Islam in South Asia. She holds an MSc in Modern South Asian Studies from the University of Oxford and a BA (Honors) in Comparative Literature and Society from Columbia University. She [...]

Hallie Swanson2022-04-13T10:21:23+01:00

Kirsten Scheid

Kirsten Scheid is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the American University of Beirut and Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Fine Arts and Art History. She researches Imagination; Islamic and Arabic Theories of Visuality; and Modern and Contemporary Art between cultural junctures, especially in the Middle East and North [...]

Kirsten Scheid2022-03-24T15:59:45+00:00

Aliyu Adamu Isa

Aliyu Adamu Isa is a Lecturer in the Department and Heritage Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria. He has worked as archaeologist II, at the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Nigeria. My station, the Nok museum, under the partnership of Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, was at the centre of [...]

Aliyu Adamu Isa2022-02-15T13:50:37+00:00

Aziza Shanazarova

Aziza Shanazarova is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religion at Columbia University, where she specializes on the religious history of Islamic Central Asia and the broader Persianate world with an emphasis on the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. She holds a dual PhD in Religious Studies and Central Eurasian [...]

Aziza Shanazarova2022-03-07T15:38:52+00:00

Eloïse Brac de la Perrière

Eloïse Brac de la Perrière is Professor of Islamic Art at Sorbonne University. She has devoted several studies to manuscripts in Sultanate India, including L’art du livre dans l’Inde des sultanats (2008) and Le Coran de Gwalior. Polysémie d’un manuscript à peintures (2016). She has led a research program about [...]

Eloïse Brac de la Perrière2022-03-07T15:39:07+00:00

Associate Prof. Dr. Mandana Barkeshli

Dr. Mandana Barkeshli by profession is a conservation scientist and her interest include material technology of Persian medieval manuscripts with special reference to papers, dyes, pigments, and sizings based on historical recipes, re-creating medieval recipes, and making a database to archive materials, their analysis, and their comparison on original [...]

Associate Prof. Dr. Mandana Barkeshli2022-03-07T15:58:45+00:00

Fatma Dahmani

I hold a PhD in Art History from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne (2015). I have been conducting research on Early Abbasid architectural decoration, paintings and iconography, and particularily on a comprhensive reassessement of the paintings uncovered in the Caliphal city of Samarra (Iraq), and on other [...]

Fatma Dahmani2021-12-13T10:40:55+00:00

Romolo Loreto

Romolo Loreto, archaeologist, Associate Professor for the chair of Archaeology and Art History of the Ancient Near East at the Università degli studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”. RL started his professional career as archaeologist in 2002 with the participation of the field work of the Italian archaeological Mission in the Republic [...]

Romolo Loreto2021-12-08T10:47:45+00:00

Dr. A.Hilal Ugurlu

She started her PhD in the History of Architecture program at Istanbul Technical University. She spent a year as a visiting special student at the Aga Khan Program, Harvard University, in the 2009-2010 academic year and audited several courses from the history of art and architecture department and also Center [...]

Dr. A.Hilal Ugurlu2022-03-07T15:59:12+00:00
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