Events Calendar

October 18, 2012 - October 19, 2012

Iliff on the Road: Prof. Sophia Shafi, HIAA Symposium, New York

Description: Sophia Shafi, visiting assistant professor of Islami Studies, will present a paper, “The Origins and Uses of Mirror Mosaics in Palaces, Imamzadeh and Ziyarat Gah Moghadas” at The Historians of Islamic Art Association (HIAA) Third Biennial Symposium to be held in New York, October 2012.

“Looking Widely, Looking Closely,” to be held in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 18-20 October 2012. The symposium program features an opening address by Priscilla Soucek, John L. Loeb Professor in the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University and eight thematic panels, and two receptions. The new galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open late on Friday, 19 October.

The symposium is open to the scholarly community and the general public. More information, including the symposium agenda is available at:

Date/Time: October 18-20, 2012

Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Info/Contact: There is a discount for early registration by 1 August 2012. The registration form and complete information is available on the HIAA website: