The Lecture Series

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The History Group regularly organizes public lectures by inviting historians, archaeologists, architects and planners with the aim to provide a platform to encourage and share ongoing discourses on topics related to history and theory.

List of Lectures

S.No

Date

Lecture Title

1

25 Aug 2007

Concept of Fine Arts in Islam, by Prof. Dr. Affan Seljuk

2

16 Jan 2008

Interpreting Stylistic History, by Architect/Planner Arif Hasan

3

29 Feb 2008

Taxila; The Cradle of Gandhara Civilization, by Prof. Dr. Javed Husain

4

23 April 2008

History through Coinage, by Dr. Asma Ibrahim

5

21 May 2008

Taxila; The Cradle Of Gandhara Civilization” by Architect Sheba Akhtar

6

11 Feb 2009

Mystery of a Persian Mummy, by Dr. Asma Ibrahim

7

25 March 2009

The Rise and Development of Khanqahs in the 12th and 13th C. Islamic World, by Prof. Dr. Affan Seljuk

8

08 April 2009

“aşkını ver bana” Translated as “give me your love”. Documentary on flute makers affiliated with Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi, by Nameera Ahmed

9

05 Aug 2009

Right Bank of Indus, by Taj Haider

10

15 Aug 2009

Heritage & Traditions in Areas affected by Earthquake 2005, by Architect Yasmeen Lari

11

28 Aug 2009

Geometrical Proportioning in Islamic Architecture, by Architect Taimoor Mumtaz

12

14 Nov 2009

Artifacts of Devotion: Approaching Sufism through Material Culture, by Prof. Dr. Michel Boivin

13

24 Feb 2010

In Search of the ‘Time-less’ in Architecture – Geometric Proportioning in Mughal Architecture, by Architect Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

14

19 April 2010

Elements of Mughal Gardens, by Assoc. Prof. Sajjad Kausar

15

06 May 2010

“Birth of Modernism and Movements of Modern Art”,  by Architect Sheba Akhtar

16

20 May 2010

Modern Architecture, by Architect Sheba Akhtar

17

10 Aug 2010

Ranikort: History’s Forgotten Fort, by Dr. Kalimullah Lashari

18

17 Jan 2011

Design Methods, by Architect Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

19

18 Jan 2011

Craftsmen’s Note-books & Elements, by Architect Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

20

19 Jan 2011

Geometric Patterns, by Architect Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

21

21 March 2011

Romanticism & Enlightenment, by Architect Taimoor Suri

22

07 April 2011

Surveying Modern and Pre-modern Architecture, by Architect Sheba Akhtar

23

06 May 2010

“Birth of Modernism and Movements of Modern Art”,  by Architect Sheba Akhtar

24

12 Oct 2011

Art and Architecture of the Ottoman Empire, by Dr. Affan Seljuk

25

25 Jan 2012

"In Between Spaces”- Additions to Museums in Historic Cities, by Dr. Regina Lim

26

06 Feb 2012

Design Principles & Methods, by Architect Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

27

07 Feb 2012

Geometric Patterns, by Architect Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

28

07 March 2012

Romanticism: Art of the 18th-19th century, by Architect Taimoor Suri

29

08 March 2012

Treatise of Vitruvius and Alberti, by Architect Sheba Akhtar

30

21 March 2012

Modernism and Post Modernism, by Architect Sheba Akhtar

31

16 August 2013

Defenders Of The Faith: The Struggle for Glory & Evolution of Mosque Architecture, by Hammad Husain

32

7 October 2013

Sinan: The Court Architect of Golden Era of Ottoman Empire, by Professor Dr. Jale Erzen

33

31 January 2014

‘Ki Jana Mein Kaun’ – The Question of Culture & Identity in Pakistan, by Arch. Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

34

11 February 2014

Packaging the Past: Public History, Collective Memory and Museums, by Dr. Sarah Ansari

35

10 April 2014

The Rise & Decline The Rise & Decline of Iranian Influences on South Asian Culture – 13th Century to the Present, by Professor Francis Robinson (Lecture with the collaboration of History Group and Liberal Arts Programme at Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture)

36 09th February 2015

“Geometric Proportionating System in Islamic Architecture” by Arch. Taimoor Khan Mumtaz

37 24th April 2018

“Art, Architecture &Aesthetics” by Zain Mustafa 

38 10th May 2018 ? “History and Aesthetics” by Mansoor Ali
39 17th May 2018 “Western History from Romanticism to Enlightenment” by Taimur Suri