International Summer Programme


1-7 July, 2013


Session Time​ ​Title Speakers​
Monday, 1 July, 2013​ ​
​9:30-10:00 am ​Registration and Coffee
​10:00-11:00 am ​Welcome and Introductions ​​David Taylor, AKU-ISMC
​11:00-11:20 am ​Course Structure, Housekeeping Anne Czambor, AKU-ISMC
​1 ​11:30 am-1:00 pm ​Orienting Cultures in Islamic and Muslim Contexts ​Derryl MacLean, SFU
​2 2:30-4:00 pm ​The Arts in Muslim Contexts: Remarks about the Historical Background ​Abdou Filali Ansary, AKU-ISMC
​Lecture ​4:30-5:30pm ​Islam, Art and Aesthetics  ​Jamal Elias, AKU-ISMC
Tuesday, 2 July, 2013​ ​
​3 9:30-11:00 am ​The Anthropology of Space, Place and Architecture ​Trevor H J Marchand, SOAS
​4 11:30 am-1:30 pm ​History of Islamic Art ​Francesca Leoni, Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford
​5 ​2:30-4:30 pm ​Art, Caricature and Protest: an analysis of the Libyan case ​Igor Cherstich, SOAS
Wednesday, 3 July, 2013​ ​(Music)
​6 9:30-11:00 am ​Concert Platform: Style and Space in Turkish Music ​John O’Connell, Cardiff University
​7 ​11:30 am-1:30 pm ​Swahili Music ​Farouk Topan, AKU-ISMC
​8 ​2:30-4:30 pm ​Iranian Kurdish Yaresan:
Orality, Music and Identity (Re-)definition
in conditions of socio-economic and religious ‘heterodoxy’ 
​Yiannis Kanakis
Thursday, 4 July, 2013​ ​(Architecture)
​9 ​​9:30-11:00 am ​​TBC ​Anshuman Mondal, Brunel University
​10 ​​11:30 am-1:30 pm ​Defending Muslim Empires: Castles and Citadels ​Stephane Pradines, AKU-ISMC
​11 ​2:30-4:30 pm ​The Art of the Islamic Garden ​Emma Clark, Prince's School of Traditional Arts
​Public Lecture ​5:00-6:00pm ​The Aga Khan Museum: Creative Encounters in a Pluralistic World  ​Amirali Alibhai, Aga Khan Museum Toronto
Friday, 5 July, 2013​ ​(Art)
​12 ​​9:30-11:00 am ​​Space and Visuality in South Asian Islam ​Derryl MacLean, SFU
​13 11:30 am-1:30 pm ​Contemporary Art in the Muslim World ​Laura Marks, SFU
​14 ​2:30-3:3015 pm Certificate Distribution Ceremony ​​​​David Taylor, AKU-ISMC, Derryl MacLean, SFU
​​TBC Dinner
Saturday, 6 July, 2013​ ​
​15 ​10:15 am-12:15 pm ​Tour of the V&A "Inspiring Islamic Art"  ​Laura Marks, SFU
​16 ​2:00-3:30pm ​​Tour of The Leighton House Museum ​Tour Guide
Sunday, 7 July, 2013​ ​
​17 10:00am-12:30pm ​Islamic Gallery British Museum ​Ruth Shlovsky
​Free Afternoon