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Nasser Rabbat: Heritage Conservation and the Fractured Arab Modernity.

Damas-Azem Palace, fire of 1925
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Thursday, November 08, 2018
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5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Professor and the Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, will deliver a free lecture, "Heritage Conservation and the Fractured Arab Modernity." An architect and historian, his scholarly interests include the history and historiography of Islamic architecture, art and cultures, urban history and post-colonial criticism. This event is co-sponsored by Duke's Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies; Department of History; Duke University Middle East Studies Center (DUMESC); and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS).

Contact: Wendy Hower