Lecture at the Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah in Kuwait

Maldives Heritage Survey Leader Michael Feener delivered a public lecture in Kuwait on 2 December, 2019 featuring material documented in the course of our work. The talk, titled, “A Maritime Muslim World: Art and Architecture of the Indian Ocean” situated the Islamicate traditions of the Maldives within broader contexts of Islamization and venacularization across the history of the region:

The lecture was sponsored by the Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah as part of the 2019 Cultural Season Series, and hosted at the Yarmouk Cultural Center. A video recording of the full presentation is available on this link.