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Court and Cosmos Symposium: Day 1, Morning Session

Religion and Identity

Welcoming Remarks:
Sheila Canby, Patti Cadby Birch Curator in Charge, Department of Islamic Art, The Met

"An Overview of Religious Life in the Seljuq Period"
Deborah Tor, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Notre Dame

"East versus West? Religious Architecture in Iran during the Seljuq Period"
Lorenz Korn, Professor of Islamic Art History and Archaeology, University of Bamberg

"Art, Patronage, and Rum: Seljuq Identity under 'Ala' al-Din Qay Kubad (r. 1220–37)"
Suzan Yalman, Assistant Professor, Department of Archaeology and History of Art, Koç University

"Magic, Antichrist, and Apocalypse in Late Seljuq Anatolia"
Andrew Peacock, School of History, University of St. Andrews

"The Interaction and Integration of Christian and Islamic Architecture in Zangid Mosul"
Yasser Tabbaa, independent scholar

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs, on view April 27–July 24, 2016.

Recorded June 10, 2016

This symposium is made possible by Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute, the Soudavar Memorial Foundation, and the American Institute of Iranian Studies.

The exhibition is made possible by the NoRuz at The Met Fund and the Iranian-American Community.

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