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*Complement your Symposium experience with a visit to our galleries! Symposium tickets also go towards General Admission only on October 29 and 30.
Syria has been home to some of the great world civilizations over many millennia. The art and architecture of Syria reveal the richness of its multicultural heritage and the diversity of its artistic production.
Join Dr. Ruba Kana’an (Aga Khan Museum) and Professor Nasser Rabbat (MIT) for a weekend of exciting talks that take you on a journey through the most iconic arts and monuments of Syria.
Ten international experts give illustrated presentations on their recent research covering Syria’s long history from ancient times to the classical and Islamic periods. For the full program, paper abstracts, and bios, see the links below.
Co-organized with Professor Nasser Rabbat, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT.