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Tribute to Professor Shahab Ahmed (1966-2015)

Ever since I heard of Shahab Ahmed’s illness, a few weeks ago, to say I was terribly unsettled, would not be an exaggeration. A particular malignant form of leukemia overwhelmed his body. I was praying for a miracle, but the … Continue reading

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IN MEMORIAM: OLEG GRABAR

The scholarly community mourns the loss of Professor Oleg Grabar who died on 8 January 2011 at age 81. Grabar was a renowned and world expert on Islamic art and architecture who held professorships at the University of Michigan, Harvard … Continue reading

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