Avinoam Shalem is the keynote speaker at the Islamic Art and Architecture in Italy: Between Tradition and Innovation Symposium at the American Academy in Rome

As part of the series New Work in the Arts & Humanities: East and West, taking place at the American Academy in Rome on 18 May, Avinoam Shalem sets the methodological and historiographic stage for the symposium. His keynote lecture, Through the Backdoor: The Histories of 'Islamic' Art and Architecture in Italy, will be livestreamed here.