Homee and Phiroze Randeria Lecture

KRISTINE ROSE BEERS: Silk threads and chevron patterns: Exploring the materiality of the Islamic book.
This paper will consider the parallels between Islamic bookbindings and their European contemporaries. Particular attention will be paid to the transmission of technologies, and the evolution of a unique binding tradition.
Please note that the venue for this lecture has changed to the British Library.
Tea will be served from 17.00; the lecture starts at 17.30.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 17:30
Foyle Room, British Library Centre for Conservation, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB