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Online IAP Lecture: Building the Independent Nation. Morocco’s architectural heritage, 1940-1980

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) is proud to present “Building the Independent Nation. Morocco’s architectural heritage, 1940-1980” with Lahbib Elmoumni, professor of architecture and co-founder of MAMMA, a cultural heritage organization whose objective is to showcase Moroccan art, architecture, and planning around the second half of the 20th century. The presentation will take […]

Posted on December 18, 2021 in Events

AKDC to offer Introduction to Islamic Calligraphy

In collaboration with calligrapher and graphic designer Sangeetha Kowsik, AKDC@MIT will offer an introductory workshop on “Arabic Calligraphy: An Artistic Journey from Kufic to Contemporary Design,” January 14, 2021 from 2 to 4 PM EST, during MIT’s Independent Activities Period (IAP). The workshop introduces a brief history of Arabic calligraphy, a tradition whose practice spans […]