The 8th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art takes place every two years. This year’s theme is The Seas and the Mobility of Islamic Art. Registration is free and all are welcome. Those who wish to attend can register through this link: islamicartdoha.org/registration/
It will feature panel discussions and debates on subjects ranging from ‘Seas Imagined and Depicted in Middle Eastern Art, Maps and Geography’ and ‘Transoceanic Movement, Muslim-Centred Design, and Architecture in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries’ to ‘Islamic Art in 11th-14th Century Chinese Port Cities’. Eminent scholars from Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, SOAS University of London, University of Vienna, and University of Melbourne will be speaking at the Symposium.