Production, Transmission, Interpretation Conference

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  • Date and time: Wednesday 13 March 2024, 5pm to Friday 15 March 2024, 7pm
  • Location: In-person only
    Berrick Saul Building, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Admission: £5, booking required

Event details

This 3-day interdisciplinary conference on Islamic Art, Architecture and Archaeology, is organised by the Departments of History of Art and Archaeology, University of York (Campus West and King’s Manor).

In addition to 27 academic papers presented by international scholars across seven panels, the highlights of the conference include a curatorial walkthrough of the exhibition Arts of the Islamic World led by Dr Richard Piran McClary, and keynote addresses by leading experts of Islamic visual and material culture:

  • China on Display: Ming Porcelain in Mughal Architecture by Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi (Day 1)
  • The Islamic Fascination with Domes by Professor Robert Hillenbrand (Day 2)
  • Learning from Mistakes: Craft Practice and the Interpretation of Early Islamic Art by Professor Marcus Milwright (Day 3)

Conference schedule

Day 1

  • Free registration for both Inaugural Lecture and Curatorial Walkthrough 

Day 2

Day 3

  • Paid registration for conference and Closing Keynote 

Download the complete programme: Production Transmission Interpretation Programme revised (PDF , 409kb)