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Monday 1st February 2021

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IASA Lecture by Michael Quentin Morton ?Masters of the Pearl: a history of Qatar?
01/02/2021 5:30pm
The IASA
The son of an exploration geologist, Michael Quentin Morton grew up in Qatar, Bahrain and Abu Dhabi in the 1950s and 1960s. After qualifying as a barrister, he spent over 30 years in a legal career before becoming a full-time author. ‘Masters of the Pearl' is his ninth book about the Middle East
Black Monuments Matter
05/10/2020 9:00am - 31/03/2021 5:00pm
The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town
The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town are pleased to present the online exhibition "Black Monuments Matter". Black Monuments Matter recognises and highlights African contributions to world history by exhibiting World Heritage Monuments and architectural treasures from Sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, this exhibition sweeps away ideas based on racist theories and hopes to contribute to both awareness of African identity and pride of African Heritage.