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Rabbat, Nasser O.

Aga Khan Professor, History, Theory, and Criticism of Architecture/Aga
Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Nasser Rabbat is the Aga Khan Professor and the Director of the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT. An architect and a historian, his scholarly interests include the history and historiography of Islamic architecture and cultures, urban history, modern Arab history, contemporary Arab art, and post-colonial criticism. Professor Rabbat has published many scholarly articles and several books. He regularly contributes to a number of Arabic newspapers on current political and cultural issues and consults with international design firms on projects in the Islamic World.

DISCIPLINE
Architecture & Urban Planning
SUB AREAS
Identity/Representation   
Urban Studies   
Arab Studies   
Historiography   
History of Architecture   
Cultural Studies   
Theory   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Syria   
Egypt   
Islamic World   
Mediterranean Countries   
SPECIALTIES
Islamic Arch & Cult   
Mamluk Hist & Histgy   
Urban Hist in Medit   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
French (Advanced)   
German (Elementary)   
EDUCATION
PhD1991Arch & Environ StdsMIT
MA1984ArchitectureUCLA
BA1979ArchitectureUnversity of Damascus
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
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Nasser O. Rabbat






77 Massachusetts Avenue Room 10-390
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
02139
United States
Phone:617-253-1417
Fax:617-258-8172
nasser@mit.edu

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