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The Afterlife of Islamic Architecture: Ethics, Ecology, and Other Times in the Medieval Ruins of Delhi

Taneja

Monday, September 19 at 12:15p.m. in Uris Hall G-08.

In this SAP seminar, Anand V. Taneja of Vanderbilt University analyzes modes of multiple temporality and the persistent connection of Islam to the pre-colonial elsewhen in the dreamscapes and landscapes of contemporary north India.  In each of these modes, ruins hold open ethical potential, the possibility of transformation of current states of affairs for both individuals and communities.