Author: Sharon Smith

AKDC Program Head interviewed by architecture student group at the University of Tehran

AKDC Program Head interviewed by architecture student group at the University of Tehran

Sharon C. Smith, Ph.D., was recently interviewed by the Iran Architecture Studies Student Community of the University of Tehran, Iran, on...

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Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016

Archnet named one of Top 20 Architecture Sites for 2016

The Global Grid, a service focused on delivering daily news on “localized and unique architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, urban planning,” has...

Art & architecture & planning
Marilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina donates collection to the Aga Khan Documentation Center

Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, PhD, curator emerita, Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, has donated her research collection to...

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Pioneering Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji donates archive to AKDC

Pioneering Iraqi architect Rifat Chadirji donates archive to AKDC

The Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT is pleased to announce that it is now the home of the Rifat Chadirji archive....

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Rotch exhibition: José Luis Argüello, AKPIA Posters (2001-2016)

Rotch exhibition: José Luis Argüello, AKPIA Posters (2001-2016)

A retrospective of posters for the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT, designed by José Luis Argüello, is on...

Archives & MIT history
AKDC@MIT hosts Middle East Librarians Association annual meeting

AKDC@MIT hosts Middle East Librarians Association annual meeting

The Middle East Librarians Association (MELA)  Annual Meeting will be held at MIT on 15-16 November 2016; MELA’s vendor fair will...

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International Tangier: Exhibit in Rotch Library

International Tangier: Exhibit in Rotch Library

An exhibit at Rotch Library features never-before-exhibited photographs of the early 20th–century International Zone of Tangier, Morocco. For centuries European powers...

Art & architecture & planning
Aga Khan Documentation Center and Center for Arabic Culture present “Desert Flower”

Aga Khan Documentation Center and Center for Arabic Culture present “Desert Flower”

October 21, 2016 6:30pm

Join us for a screening of the film Desert Flower with guest speaker Deina Abdulkader, PhD, associate professor in the Department of...

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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,...

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