Grantee Profile

Matt Saba

Matt is Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Architecture at the Aga Khan Documentation Center, MIT Libraries. His research interests include imperial building practices in late antiquity and early Islam as well as the history of Islamic art as a discipline. As a librarian he is involved in building MIT's bibliographic [...]

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 [...]


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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]


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 [...]

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