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  • Date and time: Thursday 25 October 2018, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, Campus West, University of York (Map)
  • Audience: Open to Open to all
  • Admission: Free admission, booking required

Event details

Islamic Art Circle Event

The Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic World, will be opened to the public on 18 October this year. The new gallery of the museum displays a comprehensive presentation of the Islamic world through art and material culture. In this talk, Dr Ladan Akbarnia, will discuss the new displays, the collection, and the vision for the new gallery. 

Dr Ladan Akbarnia

Dr Ladan Akbarnia is assistant keeper, at the British Museum, for Islamic Collections, Iran, Central Asia and India. She completed her studies in archaeology, architecture, and art history at Harvard University. Her most recent publication is The Islamic World: A History in Objects (Oct, 2018).

Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hearing loop