Richard Ettinghausen Memorial Lecture

This annual lecture was established by Elizabeth Ettinghausen in memory of her late husband Richard Ettinghausen, IFA professor of Islamic Art.

Check the events calendar for upcoming lectures in this series.


November 18, 2013
Iranian Modernism: A Conversation
Lynn Gumpert, Director, Grey Art Gallery, NYU: Siah Armajani and Bijan Dowlatshahi 
Fereshteh Daftari, Curator and Scholar; co-Curator with Layla Dibaof the current exhibition Iran Modern, Asia Society: Parviz Tanavoli in context 
Edward Sullivan, Helen Gould Sheppard Professor in the History of Art, Institute of Fine Arts, NYU: Alternative Modernities: Middle Eastern & Latin American Art in the Mid-20th Century

October 22, 2012
Eloïse Brac de la Perrière
, Paris-Sorbonne University, Maître de conférences, Histoire de l'art et archéologie du monde islamique
Critical Perspectives on a pre-Mughal Koranic Manuscript: Research on the Gwalior Koran from the Aga Khan Collection

April 28, 2011
Dr. Barbara BrendMuhammad Juki's Shahnamah of Firdausi in Persia and India.