To celebrate the inception of Converging Paths – a series of events aimed at building bridges with the Islamic World – three eminent guest scholars will present and discuss their research on the cultural interconnections and coexistence experienced by border societies in early and Medieval Islam.
The programme comprises:
Convergence and Divergence in the Arts of Syria-Palestine during the Period of the Crusades. Professor Scott Redford, Nasser D Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology, SOAS, University of London.
Sicily: A Path Twice Broken. Dr. Jeremy Johns, Director Khalili Research Centre, University of Oxford.
Third Speaker: TBC