Author: Sharon Smith

LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

LayerCake now with IIIF compatibility

The LayerCake development team at AKDC@MIT (James Yamada, designer/developer, and Sharon C. Smith, PI) is delighted to announce that our soon-to-be-released...

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The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

The Kamil and Rifat Chadirji Photographic Archive comes to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (AKDC@MIT) is pleased to announce that it is now the home of the Kamil...

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Celebrating Turkmenistan culture and art at MIT

Celebrating Turkmenistan culture and art at MIT

  On Thursday, 9 November 2017, Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., Program Head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center (AKDC), welcomed His...

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AKDC Lecture: His Excellency, Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States

AKDC Lecture: His Excellency, Meret Orazov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan to the United States

November 9, 2017 12:30 - 1:30pm

  Join us for presentations in honor of artist and photographer Durdy Baymarov, whose work is on display in Rotch Library...

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Aga Khan Documentation Center program head selected as mentor for two professional organizations

Aga Khan Documentation Center program head selected as mentor for two professional organizations

Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., program head of the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT Libraries, has been selected to serve as...

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Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life, 1960–80s

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is proud to support the exhibition, Through the Eyes of Durdy Bayramov: Turkmen Village Life,...

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Aga Khan Documentation Center at BRISMES 2017

Aga Khan Documentation Center at BRISMES 2017

For the second year in a row, MIT Libraries was well represented at the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRIMSES)...

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Heritage of the Mughal World now open access on Archnet

Heritage of the Mughal World now open access on Archnet

Heritage of the Mughal World (Jodidio, Philip, editor. Munich: Prestel, 2015) is available for free download on Archnet. This beautifully illustrated...

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AKDC debuts new tool: Layer Cake

AKDC debuts new tool: Layer Cake

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT has released its prototype of Layer Cake, a 3-axes mapping tool that enables users...

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