LECTURES, SEMINARS & CLASSES
Please note that lectures and seminars may be subject to change at very short notice. Teaching this term will be delivered in person in the KRC Lecture Room. Should the necessity arise, lectures may be moved online on Teams (for instance, if the lecturer or any student needs to self-isolate). If you have any questions regarding online access, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Please refer to the Canvas website for teaching materials relative to the MPhil and MSt in Islamic Art and Architecture: https://canvas.ox.ac.uk.
I. History of Islamic Art and Architecture
Teaching staff: Zeynep Yürekli-Görkay
Restricted to first-year students on the MPhil and MSt in Islamic Art and Architecture, as well as OS students accepted for an option, further subject, or special subject in Islamic Art and Architecture.
Tuesdays 3.30–5.30pm, Weeks 1–7 (KRC Lecture Room or Teams)
Week 1: Timurid art and architecture
Week 2: Royal workshops
Week 3: Ottoman, Safavid and Mughal palaces
Week 4: Sinan the architect and the Ottoman ‘classical synthesis’
Week 5: Ottoman illustrated histories and dynastic portraiture
Week 6: Sufi shrines in the age of empires
Week 7: Zooming out
I. Manuscript Viewing Session
Restricted to students on the MPhil and MSt in Islamic Art and Architecture
Week 2: Friday 6th May, 11-12.45pm, Ashmolean Museum, Department of Eastern Art, Study Room 1, with Dr Francesca Leoni, (numbers are limited, please register with email@example.com)
II. Ottoman Illustrated Manuscripts Viewing Session, with Professor Bahattin Yaman (Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey)
Week 2: Tuesday 3rd May, 11am-1pm, (Horton Seminar Room, Weston Library)
Space is limited – please contact Asli Niyazioglu (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to join. The session will be conducted in Turkish with simultaneous English translation.