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Art historian specialising in modern and contemporary South Asian art
Dr. Iftikhar Dadi
Associate professor in Cornell University’s Department of History of Art, and author of Modernism and the Art of Muslim South Asia (2010). He serves on the advisory boards of several academic journals and professional organisations
Art historian and curator with extensive experience in the Middle East, whose exhibitions include Documenta X; Deputy director of the Museum of Modern Art at Paris’s Centre Pompidou
Researcher and writer based in Beirut and co-founder of The History of Arab Modernities in the Visual Arts Study Group
Dr. Nada Shabout
Professor of Art History and the Director of the Contemporary Arab and Muslim Studies Initiative (CAMCSI) at the University of North Texas; she is the founding president of the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art from the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (AMCA)