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Monthly Archives: October 2016

International Tangier: Exhibit in Rotch Library

Images from the early 20th and 21st century on display For centuries European powers battled one another and Moroccan forces for control of the city of Tangier, strategically positioned on the Straits of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean Sea meets the Atlantic Ocean. In 1924 an agreement made the city a demilitarized “International Zone,” administered by […]

Hisham Munir Archive: Selections on Archnet

Selections from the archive of Iraqi architect Hisham Munir, are now available on Archnet.  Munir was a founder of Department of Architecture at the University of Baghdad. In 1957 his firm partnered with The Architects Collaborative (TAC) to build parts of the massive campus of University City in Baghdad, the first of many collaborations between Munir […]

The Allure of the Digital Humanities in Times of Crisis

Sharon C. Smith, PhD, program head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center, is the invited lecturer at Western University (London, Ontario, Canada) where she will present “Allure of the Digital Humanities in Times of Crisis: Documenting Disruption in the Middle East” on Wednesday, October 12, commencing at 5:30 pm. The lecture will be held in […]