Lectures at The Khalili Research Centre

Due to the current Covid-19 crisis, distance learning arrangements for members of the University of Oxford are in place. Teaching this term will be delivered online via the Univeristy's Microsoft Teams platform. Please note that all online lectures and seminars are currently open to KRC students only, and other Oxford students should get in touch directly with the convener if they wish to attend. Most materials for the courses are available on the University's Canvas site at the following address (you will need to sign in using your University account): https://canvas.ox.ac.uk/courses/74726


History of Islamic Art and Architecture
Teaching staff: Zeynep Yürekli
Restricted to MPhil in IAA students and OS undergraduate students taking ‘Art and Architecture in the Early Modern Empires of Islam’ as a further subject
Lectures and material: https://canvas.ox.ac.uk/courses/74726/pages/history-ofislamic-art-and-ar...
Tuesdays 3.30-5pm, Weeks 1–7 (Teams)

Week 1: Timurid art and architecture
Week 2: Royal workshops
Week 3: Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal palaces
Week 4: Ottoman mosques – the ‘classical synthesis’
Week 5: Ottoman illustrated histories and dynastic portraiture
Week 6: Sufi shrines in the age of empires
Week 7: Zooming out


Ottoman Texts Reading Group
Teaching staff: Yeliz Teber
Material: https://canvas.ox.ac.uk/courses/74726/pages/ottoman-texts-reading-groupt...
Fridays 2-4pm, Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, Virtual KRC (Discord)


Slade Lectures - Material Histories of Medieval Iberia
Slade Professor 2021 Jerrilynn D. Dodds, Harlequin Adair Dammann
Professor, Faculty of Art History, Sarah Lawrence College
Week 1: An Agonistic History of Art (Wednesday 28 April 2021, 5-6 PM)
Week 2: The Great Mosque of Cordoba as Center and Periphery (Wednesday 5 May 2021, 5-6 PM)
Week 3: Babylon in Flames (Wednesday 12 May 2021, 5-6 PM)
Week 4: Mudejar and Romanesque. Romanesque and Islam (Wednesday 19 May 2021, 5-6 PM)
Week 5: The Virgin as Colonial Agent (Wednesday 26 May 2021, 5-6 PM)
Week 6: Hunting in the Borderlands: Conversions and Translations (Wednesday 2 June 2021, 5-6 PM)


Special KRC Webinar
Week 7: Thursday 10th June, 2-3:30 PM, Virtual KRC (Discord)
Conversation with Jerrilynn Dodds, 2021 Slade Professor of Fine Art