Wednesday, 28 April 2021, 5:30 pm (GMT) Online Lecture via Zoom. Organised by the research project “Bilderfahrzeuge”, hosted by the Warburg Institute. Free and open to all. The Power of Duplication: Medieval Persian Painting through Photographs, ca. 1890- 1920 – BILDERFAHRZEUGE (hypotheses.org) Please book in advance for this event via the Warburg Institute website.
The tragic destruction of the Buddhas of Bamiyan in March 2001, which was broadcast across the globe, led to a global recognition of the need to protect cultural heritage at risk. Commemorating 20 years since the destruction of two Buddhas of Bamiyan, Afghanistan – UNESCO World Heritage Centre
Dallas, TX – April 16, 2021 – The Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (MAD Paris), in partnership with the Maison Cartier, today announced the co-organization of Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity. This major exhibition traces the inspirations from and adaptations of Islamic art and design by Louis Cartier and the designers of the great French jewelry Maison for the creation of jewelry and objects from […]
Thirty-three antiquities were handed over to the Afghan ambassador by the Manhattan district attorney’s office and the Department of Homeland Security. Looted Objects From Afghanistan Are Returned – The New York Times (nytimes.com)
UNESCO announces winning architectural design of competition to rebuild Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul. An international jury today announced that an entry by eight Egyptian architects won the international competition for the reconstruction of the historic Al-Nouri Mosque complex in Mosul, Iraq, a major component of UNESCO’s ambitious project for the rehabilitation of the ancient […]
The OI Museum explores the changing world of late nineteenth-century Iran through the gaze of one of its most renowned photographers. Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present | Oriental Institute (uchicago.edu)
Ancient Armenia: Center And Peripheries Friday, April 9, 2021 (all times local Chicago CST times) This symposium is part of the Dumanian Lecture Series in Armenian Studies Ancient Armenia: Center And Peripheries | The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (uchicago.edu)
Fighting, Hunting, Impressing: Arms and Armour from the Islamic World 1500 – 1850 Explore the fascinating arsenals of Islamic princes – full of arms and armour for use in battle, when hunting and for courtly ceremonies! A special exhibition The David Collection, Copenhagen 26 March – 26 September, 2021 Exhibitions – The David Collection (davidmus.dk)