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Upcoming Event: Architectural Exchanges in South Asia

February 27th, 2014

Humanities News

Soli Sorabjee Lecture in South Asian Studies and 

The Richard Saivetz ’69 Annual Memorial Architectural Symposium

 

Friday, April 4, 2014

4:00pm-8:00pm

Presentation Room
Admissions Building
Brandeis University

Speakers: Prof. Tamara I. Sears, Prof. Alka Patel,
Prof. Sussan Babaie, Prof. Elizabeth Dean Hermann

Chair: Prof. Talinn Grigor, Department of Fine Arts, Brandeis University

 

Prof. Tamara I. Sears, The Jeffrey Loria Center for the History of Art, Yale University

Title: Wandering the Wilderness Between Temple and Town: Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Madhya Pradesh

Prof. Alka Patel, Department of Art History, University of California, Irvine

Title: An Empire between India and Iran: the Ghurids of Afghanistan, 1150-1215

Prof. Sussan Babaie, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Title: Architecture and the Mobility of Taste: Nadir Shah’s Spoils from Delhi

Prof. Elizabeth Dean Hermann, Division of Architecture and Design, Rhode Island School of Design

Title: Constructing Identity in the Post-Colonial Era: The South Asian Dimension in 20th-Century Sri Lankan Architecture
This event is sponsored by the South Asian Studies Program and the Department of Fine Arts. A reception will follow the symposium.
This event is free and open to the public, and the space is wheelchair-accessible.
For more information contact Prof. Talinn Grigor, tgrigor@brandeis.edu

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