Second Event of the Second Annual Lecture Series of the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies
Dr. Ladan Akbarnia
Ladan Akbarnia is the Farjam Curator for the Islamic collections at the British Museum and a specialist on the art of medieval Iran and Central Asia. Her research projects and interests include cross-cultural transmissions between Iran and the Far East; Persianate drawings; the relationship between oral tradition and visual culture; and contemporary Middle Eastern art. She is currently working on a catalogue of Persianate drawings at the British Museum and preparing research for an exhibition on storytelling entitled Tales to while away the night: picturing stories in Iran and India. Before coming to the Museum in 2010, she was Hagop Kevorkian Associate Curator of Islamic Art at the Brooklyn Museum. She received her Ph.D. from Harvard University.
May 26, 2015 | 06:00 PM
Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, Lecture room 2094