Yarshater Lectures at SOAS

‘In the rays of light of imperial favour’: The visual arts of early fifteenth-century Timurid Herat.

Four lectures by Professor David J. Roxburgh of the Department of History of Art and Architecture and Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islamic Art History, Harvard University:

  • 15 January Timurid Herat: The City as a Setting for Art and Literature
  • 16 January The Timurid-Ming Embassy of 1419-22: Art after China
  • 19 January Modelling Artistic Process: The Kitābkhāna and ΄Arzadāsht
  • 20 January Baysunghur’s Books: Codifying Form and Aesthetic Value

For more information, see the series’ SOAS webpage or the poster.