IIS-LAS Lecture: From Baghdad to the Potters of Puebla

When and Where

Friday, February 12, 2021 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom


Dr. Farzaneh Pirouz Moussavi, Independent Curator and Islamic Art Specialist


The IIS-LAS Islam and Latin America Series presents:

"From Baghdad to the Potters of Puebla: How an Islamic Art Form Became a Mexican Icon"
Dr. Farzaneh Pirouz Moussavi

Friday, February 12, 2021
2 to 3:30 pm
Online via Zoom
Register using the following link or via the Register+ button at the top of this page.

Dr. Farzaneh Pirouz studied at the University of Oxford, where she conducted doctoral research into the history and geography of tin-glaze ceramics. As a Barakat Fellow at the University, she developed and curated exhibitions – in Mexico City, Puebla and Dallas, Texas – about the tin glaze pottery from the Middle East to Spain and Mexico. She also wrote an illustrated book entitled Clay Between Two Seas: From Baghdad to the Talavera of Puebla, published in 2017 by Planeta Lunwerg.


Institute of Islamic Studies, Department of Spanish & Portuguese