Architectural Exchanges in South Asia

Architectural Exchanges in South Asia: Medieval to Contemporary Period

Soli Sorabjee Lecture in South Asian Studies and The Richard Saivetz '69 Annual Memorial Architectural Symposium

Presented by the South Asian Studies Program and the Department of Fine Arts

 Chair: Prof. Talinn Grigor, Department of Fine Arts, Brandeis University

 Friday, April 4, 2014

4:00-8:00pm

Speakers:

Prof. Tamara I. Sears, The Jeffrey Loria Center for the History of Art, Yale University

Title: Wandering the Wilderness Between Temple and Town: Architecture and Landscape in Medieval Madhya Pradesh

Prof. Alka Patel, Department of Art History, University of California, Irvine

Title: An Empire between India and Iran: the Ghurids of Afghanistan, 1150-1215

Prof. Sussan Babaie, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London

Title: Architecture and the Mobility of Taste: Nadir Shah’s Spoils from Delhi

Prof. Elizabeth Dean Hermann, Division of Architecture and Design, Rhode Island School of Design

Title: Constructing Identity in the Post-Colonial Era: The South Asian Dimension in 20th-Century Sri Lankan Architecture