October 24, 2017 - 6:30 pm
Qaisra Khan, Independent Curator, will be speaking in the Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building. This lecture will explore the journey to Mecca and the performance of Hajj, focusing on the skill and creativity of artists. There is a huge artistic legacy which has developed around the rituals and the sacred sites since the 7th century.Admission is by ticket (free). Visit https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/public-lectures/autumn-17/arts-pilgrimage.