Spring Lecture Series: Disrupting Unity and Discerning Ruptures - Focus Aleppo

Thursday, February 18 - Thursday, April 7


February 18

The Remaking of Aleppo under Nur al-Din and the Early Ayyubids

Yasser Tabbaa

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Room 612, Schermerhorn Hall

March 24

Seeing the Forest

Patrick Ball

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Brown Institute for Media Innovation, Pulitzer Hall


March 31

Ottoman Aleppo: Experiencing Architecture, Narrating Space

Heghnar Watenpaugh

Time: 6:00pmLocation: Wood Auditorium

April 7

Urbanity and Mercantile 'Taste': the House of Aleppo

Sussan Babaie

Time: 6:00pm

Location: Room 612, Schermerhorn Hall

A series of lectures to address the historiography of the field 'Islamic Art' by scoring the particular moments of ruptures that fractured its foundations. This semester has a particular focus on Aleppo, Syria. 

This lecture series is co-sponsored by the Department of Art History, the Middle East Institute, the Historic Preservation

Program and the Center for Spatial Research.