Saturday 15th March—Sunday 16th March 2014
Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
210 Euston Road, London NW1 2DA London NW1 2DA
This short course, Archaeology of Warfare in Muslim Cultures, will focus on military architecture and arms and armour. Expert speakers will explore the fortifications; siege techniques; and the art of war, strategies and tactics; they will review the weapons and armour used by princes, soldiers and warriors by geographical area and period.
This course will consist of three sessions on Saturday 15th March and a two
hour visit to the Wallace Collection on Sunday 16th March.
Guest speakers and session titles:
Dr Stéphane Pradines, AKU-ISMC
Islamic fortifications in the Middle East
Dr David Nicolle, Independent Scholar
Medieval Arms and Armour in the Middle East
Dr Robert Elgood, Independent Scholar
Arms and fortifications in north India during the Mughal period
Fee: £35.00/£30.00 (full /concession)