IMC 2004: Sessions

Session 1518: Islamic Art across the Mediterranean - Conservation, Interpretation, Presentation, IV: Philosophy, Mysticism and Islamic Art

Thursday 15 July 2004, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Society for the Medieval Mediterranean
Organiser:Gerald Crowson, Society for the Medieval Mediterranean, Norwich
Moderator/Chair:Ian Richard Netton, Department of Arabic & Middle Eastern Studies, University of Leeds
Abstract

The speakers of this session will give an account of the mystical background to Islamic art as found in the painting and other arts of Persia and Afghanistan, forms which had a profound influence on Islamic art in the Mediterranean