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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 May 2019
... relationship to the past is mediated through architecture—as professional practice, as physical object, but also as metaphor for thought. Arguing that public history projects in the country evince a “will to architecture”—the desire to erect a stable edifice in the face of a vertiginous historicity...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 526–540.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Rachel Lee Abstract Drawing on experiences of researching India's architectural history, this article explores the affect generated by architectural archives as a source of knowledge. It traces the affective life of the archives and practices of a singular historical figure: Otto Koenigsberger...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 495–506.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi Abstract Drawing from histories of art and architecture, urbanism and planning, landscape, infrastructure, and media, this themed section is premised upon framing architecture beyond the terms of aesthetics or technology toward its agency as a form of knowledge...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 584–595.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Kishwar Rizvi Abstract The afterword to the special section “Architecture as a Form of Knowledge” considers the effect of transnational religious and commercial networks in transforming urban histories in Pakistan, with a focus on Karachi. The essay discusses the renovations of the shrine...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 24–34.
Published: 01 May 2020
... the act of seeing. By thinking through one refugee's experience and analyzing urbanism, architectural form and symbolism, and spatial-political organization, this essay suggests that ephemerality plays a part in structuring subjectivity, with implications for the narration of history. Copyright © 2020...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 565–583.
Published: 01 December 2020
...Nida Rehman Abstract This article explores plants, seeds, soils, and other nonhuman actors as archival and architectural agents within the history of Lahore's urban landscape, as seen from the ground. It traces the halting efforts of the Agri-Horticultural Society of Punjab to enact regional...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 41–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... Using the Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) town of Ahmadi as a case study, Alissa’s article offers new perspectives on the history of oil urbanism in Kuwait since 1946. It first traces the origins of Ahmadi’s architectural and urban development as shaped by KOC officials and by the company architects Wilson...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 May 2020
... within the scholarship on the development of architectural and town-planning theories during the early decades of the twentieth century. Focusing on Calcutta and Bombay—two central cities of the British Empire—as case studies, I will trace the history of how the housing market became a tradeable object...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2019) 39 (1): 212–222.
Published: 01 May 2019
... public form in Pakistan and there is no “will to architecture” in relation to it. This essay explores the phenomenon of “apparent amnesia” of the past that is 1971 in Pakistan. What implications does consigning 1971 to oblivion have for Pakistan's history? This essay seeks to examine the politics...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (3): 380–391.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Sudipta Kaviraj Social science theory, the concepts and argumentative architecture through which scholars make sense of the vast processes of modernity—industrialization, étatisation, secularity, individuation—generated the first wave of theoretical concepts in the crucible of European history...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2017) 37 (2): 412–414.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Contributors 413 and South Africa in the Ethnologisches Museum, Prita Meier is an assistant professor of African art Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. After earning her PhD and architectural history at New York University. in Munich in 1997, she worked at the Ethnologisches Her research focuses...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 507–525.
Published: 01 December 2020
... significantly depending on the changing nature of architectural practice, development of visualization techniques, and the information system of construction industry, but also significantly influenced by the methodology of architectural history or historians imagination, curiosity, and expectation from...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2016) 36 (3): 384–397.
Published: 01 December 2016
... under the Pahlavi Monarchs . New York : Periscope , 2009 . ———. “Orient oder Rom? Qajar ‘Aryan’ Architecture and Strzygowski's Art History.” Art Bulletin 89 , no. 3 ( 2007 ): 562 – 90 . ———. “Parsi Patronage of the Urheimat.” Getty Research Journal 2 ( 2010 ): 53 – 68...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2011) 31 (3): 557–568.
Published: 01 December 2011
...) (Istanbul: Yenilik Basımevi, 1972). than P. Berkey, The Transmission of Knowledge in Medieval Cairo: A Social History of Islamic Education  42. Goodwin, Ottoman Architecture, 143 – 50. (Princeton, NJ...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 134.
Published: 01 May 2013
... at Berkeley. Specializing in the history of architecture boom in Iraq following the establishment of a 50–50 and urbanism as well as contemporary issues, her agreement and the Iraq Development Board. research includes post/colonial theory, modernism, nation building...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (3): 404–405.
Published: 01 December 2020
..., and aesthetic practice—ideas we commonly associate with the term architecture , and the study of material and visual culture—as archive and evidence for writing new histories of South Asian modernism and modernity. Farhan Karim studies the conception of Islamabad and Dhaka through architect Louis Khan's...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2020) 40 (1): 43–50.
Published: 01 May 2020
... attempts by artists and scholars who use art, writing, and architecture as a platform for rethinking history-as-crime and for investigating the often complex and messy relationship between memorialization, archivization, responsibility, and complicity. “An intellectual must try to restore memory, restore...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 2013
...); study of Baghdad’s modern architecture. See and Aileen Keating, Mirage: Power, Politics, and 7. See Terry Lynn Karl, The Paradox of Plenty: Oil Caecilia Pieri, Bagdad Arts Déco: Architectures the Hidden History...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2023) 43 (1): 43–60.
Published: 01 May 2023
... Construction of British India, 1765–1843 . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . Guha-Thakurta Tapati . Monuments, Objects, Histories . New York : Columbia University Press , 2004 . Gupta Samita . “ Sris Chandra Chatterjee: ‘The Quest for a National Architecture.’ ” Indian...
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Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East (2013) 33 (1): 7–25.
Published: 01 May 2013
... redevelopment, the planning authori- restoration as a place of consumption. Its pre- oil ties simply sought to reify the city’s history in sites architectural style was meticulously replicated with of national heritage. The main focus was on the chandal (mangrove) beams, wooden shop...