Religious Art
Mehreen Chida-Razvi, Ben Quash, Lieke Wijnia, Mehreen Chida-Razvi, Ben Quash

December 9, 2020, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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London School of Economics

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The relationship between religion and art is ancient and complex, varying across religious traditions and cultures. In this event, we consider how these traditions of religious art differ and what role art plays in religion today. How should we display religious art? Might art be a way of opening interfaith dialogue? And has art itself become a kind of religion?

Speakers

  • Mehreen Chida-Razvi, Art Historian, Nasser D Khalili Collection of Islamic Art
  • Ben Quash, Professor of Christianity and the Arts, KCL
  • Lieke Wijnia, Curator, Museum Catharijneconvent & Fellow, University of Groningen

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  • Danielle Sands, Fellow, Forum for Philosophy & Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Thought, RHUL

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