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Events and programs held in conjunction with the exhibition, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’: Faith and Culture in Islam, with treasures from the Vatican Anima Mundi Museum, the Sharjah Museums Authority and the National Museum of Australia.

Silk, gold and sublime artistry: The inimitable world of Islamic textiles

In this lecture, Christina Sumner draws on textile artefacts displayed in the exhibition, 'So That You Might Know Each Other'.
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Presenters: Christina Sumner
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So That You Might Know Each Other

Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban explore the meaning of the exhibition title, ‘So That You Might Know Each Other’, taken from a verse of the Holy Qur’an. This phrase is a source of inspiration and guidance for the Muslim world and beyond, reminding us of the value of respect and human equality.
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Presenters: Muhammed Aksu and Dylan Esteban
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A dialogue of objects: Implications of Islamic art

Lecturer in art history and visual culture at Charles Sturt University, Dr Sam Bowker outlines some of the complications that situate 'Islamic' art as a challenging and global field.
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Presenters: Sam Bowker
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