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Understanding text and stone: A history of Christian symbols in Mamluk arch...

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Berrick Saul building

University of York

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YO10 5DD

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Speaker: Dr Sami de Giosa, University of Oxford

Islamic Art Circle

During this talk Sami will analyse the case of Christian spolia and symbols, in Mamluk architecture, with cases ranging from utilitarian, esoteric, and commemoration of Christian individuals.

Speaker biography: Sami is the current Barakat Fellow at the Khalili research centre (University of Oxford), previously working at the British Museum as a project curator. Sami completed his PhD in Islamic art at SOAS, with a thesis on the revival of art and architecture in Cairo, under Sultan Qaytbay in the late Mamluk period.

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