Lecture: Islamic World Papermaking

Thursday, March 9

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Thursday, March 9

Instructor: Radha Pandey
Free. Please register in advance as space is limited.

The talk explores traditional Islamic-world papermaking history and technique, with a focus on contemporary practices in India. The Kagzi family is used as a case study to illuminate the introduction of papermaking in India and how it changed under British rule. The talk will also briefly cover how papermaking affected printing, publishing and literacy, and why it is relevant today.

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