Online Talk: Stealing from the Saracens

Explore the influence of Islamic architecture on some of Europe's most well-known and culturally significant buildings with author Diana Darke

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Online Talk: Stealing from the Saracens photo

Europe’s cultural debt to the Islamic world can be seen in some of the continent’s most recognisable buildings, from Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament. Delve into the history of this medieval and Renaissance tradition of architectural ‘borrowing’ with author, broadcaster and Middle Eastern specialist Diana Darke, in conjunction with her latest publication, ‘Stealing from the Saracens’.
This talk will be held using Zoom, and all ticket holders will receive a link to join live on the morning of the event. Ticket holders will also enjoy access to view a recording of the talk after the event.