Robert Hillenbrand

Country of origin UK
University Edinburgh
Course 1989
Grant issued Publication
Area of interest Islamic Architecture, Form, Function, and Meaning

Profile

Professor Robert Hillenbrand was educated at the universities of Cambridge and Oxford (D.Phil. 1974); he has been teaching at the Department of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh , since 1971 and was awarded a chair of Islamic art in 1989. Professor Hillenbrand retired in December 2007 but is currently an Honorary Professorial Fellow in the department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES).

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Barakat 30th Anniversary

date: Thurs 5th Oct 2017

Since 1987 The Barakat Trust, with the help of its supporters, has raised and distributed funds for ......  More »
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Grenfell Kids Camp

date: 1st August - 1st September 2017

This August The Barakat Trust is offering a FREE Kids Camp program for all the children affected by ......  More »
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Culture Vultures: Islamic Science & Inventions

date: July 10th - July 14th 2017

Immerse yourself in the vibrant art and culture scene of London and inspire the kids during school h......  More »
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Culture Vultures: Islamic Miniatures & Noble Sports

date: July 17th - July 21st 2017

Immerse yourself in the vibrant art and culture scene of London and inspire the kids during school h......  More »