HAA 223M - A Connected Architectural and Urban History of Early Modern Empire: The Ottomans, Safavids & Mughals

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022

Gulru Necipoglu

Three empires from the Balkans to Bengal developed distinctive architectural, urban, material, and ornamental cultures rooted in their Timurid-Turkman pasts and transformed by cosmopolitan regional traditions. An inter-imperial dialogical perspective focused on the politics, practices, and poetics of empire building.