An associate faculty member of the Aga Khan Program, David Roxburgh is a full professor in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University. His publications include The Persian Album, 1400-1600: From Dispersal to Collection (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004) and Prefacing the Image: The Writing of Art History in Sixteenth-Century Iran (Leiden: Brill, 2001). He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1996, and has received numerous fellowships and conducted extensive research in North America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. His research focuses on the visual arts, principally the arts of the book, painting, and calligraphy.
Necipoglu, Gulru and David Roxburgh. “Syllabus: Monuments of Islamic Architecture.” Developed for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture Education Programme, 2019.
The lectures of this course are simplified versions of lectures delivered by Professors Gulru Necipoglu and David Roxburgh at Harvard University, specially prepared for the AKTC Education Programme, in collaboration with the Aga Khan Programme for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University. The syllabus outlines the lectures, readings and section topics and is a companion to the PowerPoint lectures featured in the collection.