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NOV Onwards
Theoretical Foundations
Postcolonial Theory
Rohit Goel
07
DEC Onwards
Criticism & Theory
Who is afraid of Mimesis?
Parul Dave Mukherji
09
DEC
Yoga and Tantra
Living the Landscape Within
Christopher Key Chapple
14
DEC
Criticism & Theory
What is this ‘populism’?
Akeel Bilgrami
03
JAN Onwards
Islamic Aesthetics
Spiritual Beyondness
Avinoam Shalem
06
JAN
Islamic Aesthetics
Sufi and Sultans
Helen Philon
08
JAN
Islamic Aesthetics
Poetry’s Place
Will Kwiatkowski
09
JAN
Islamic Aesthetics
Dervishes and Persian Poetry
Fatemeh Keshavarz
10
JAN
Islamic Aesthetics
God’s Unruly Friends
Ahmet T. Karamustafa
11
JAN Onwards
Islamic Aesthetics
Art and Islamic Numismatics
Shailendra Bhandare
18
JAN
Yoga and Tantra
Killing Ascetics
William Pinch
19
JAN Onwards
Indian Aesthetics
Raw Unfired Clay Sculpture
Susan S Bean
 

Visiting Scholars @ JP

Sheila Canby

In October 2009 Dr. Sheila Canby was appointed Patti Cadby Birch Curator in Charge of the Islamic Art Metropolitan Museum of Art, having served as Curator of Islamic Art and Antiquities at the British Museum from 1991 to 2009. Her department’s new galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia and Later South Asia opened in 2011. Her publications include Shah `Abbas and the Imperial Treasures of Iran (2009) Islamic Art in Detail (2005), Hunt for Paradise: Court Arts of Safavid Iran, 1501-76, co-editor with Jon Thompson (2003), The Golden Age of Persian Art, 1501-1722 (1999), Persian Painting (1993) and The Shahnama of Shah Tahmasp (2011 and 2014). In spring-summer 2016 she co-curated the special exhibition, “Court and Cosmos: the Great Age of the Seljuqs”, and co-authored the catalogue with curators Deniz Beyazit and Martina Rugiadi.

 
 
 
 
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