Speakers

 

Huda Abifares, Arabic Typography and the Shaping of a Modern Print Culture


Nasser Al-Salem, Islamic Architecture & Calligraphy: The Geometric Parallel


Heba Barakat, Contemporary Muslim Calligraphy: Its Formation and Challenges (Featuring the Collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia)


Jonathan Bloom, How Paper Changed Islamic Art


Sheila S. Blair, Writing as Signifier of Islam


Massumeh Farhad, Reading between the Lines: Text and Image in Sixteenth-Century Iran


Robert Hoyland, The Birth of Arabic Writing on Stone


Ludvik Kalus, The Spread of Islamic Inscriptions in East and Southeast Asia


Hugh Kennedy, Demand in the Abbasid Economy: A Fiscal and Social Analysis


Angelika Neuwirth, Scripture, Revelation, and Writing: The Qur’an’s Epistemic Recast of Arabian Late Antiquity


Kristine Rose Beers, Towards an Archaeology of Islamic Bookbinding


Dana Sajdi, Chained: Orality, Authority and History