Invited Talks/Press

2020

“From Google to Gaming: Islamic Architecture In and Outside the Ivory Tower,” AKPIA@MIT 3rd Virtual Reunion

The Alhambra: A History:  Panel discussion on Newstalk’s Talking History, presented by Dr Patrick Geoghegan of Trinity College Dublin.  Listen on Apple Podcasts

2019

‘Wonders That Prove the Wisdom of the Merciful’: Instruments of Science and Visual Culture in the Age of the Great Caliphs’, Science and Religion Seminar, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh

‘Subtle Inventions and Marvelous Innovations: ‘Abbas Ibn Firnas, Craft, and Intellect in al-Andalus’, Khalili Research Centre, Oxford University

2017

“Flight of Fancy,” Carolina Arts & Sciences Magazine

2016

“Scientists as ‘Makers’? Exploring Art & Science in Islamic Spain,” Thursby Distinguished Lecture, Florida State University

“The Arts & Science in Early Islamic Spain,” Courtauld Institute of Art

“A Muslim Daedalus: Caliphal Science & Design,” University of Pennsylvania

Celestial & Poetic Bodies: ‘Abbas Ibn Firnas & Cordoban Spaces of Science,” University of Wisconsin-Madison

”The Medieval Mediterranean Reframed: Early Islamic Cordoba at the Center,” University of California-Davis

2015

Landscape of Sovereignty: the Villa in Umayyad Córdoba,” Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, Harvard University, 2015. Watch a video of the lecture here.

“New Technologies for Interpreting & Representing a Medieval Islamic Suburban Villa” Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, MIT, 2011

2014

“Art, Architecture and Social Life in the Villas of Islamic Spain,” University of Virginia

 REVIEWS OF The Islamic villa in early medieval Iberia: aristocratic estates and court culture in Umayyad Córdoba (Ashgate, 2013)

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