Gulf Times – Academic honoured for contribution to Islamic art and architecture

Gulf Times – Academic honoured for contribution to Islamic art and architectureThe Aga Khan yesterday presented the AKAA Chairman’s Award to Prof Oleg Grabar in recognition of his lifetime contribution to Islamic art and architecture. Born in 1929 in Strasbourg, France, Grabar is the author of 30 books and more than 100 articles.

He has directed 75 PhD theses in Islamic art and architecture during his 43 years of teaching. He is an emeritus professor at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study School of Historical Studies.

via Gulf Times – Qatar’s top-selling English daily newspaper – First Page.

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