Podcast or Perish: Lamia Balafrej

Our very own Assistant Professor Lamia Balafrej joined York University’s Podcast or Perish to discuss her work studying the art and architecture of the medieval Islamic period, slavery as social death, illustrated manuscripts, the bias of archives, and more. Check out her conversation with host Cameron Graham (Professor of Accounting, York University) here!

Images: Lamia Balafrej, © Lucy Jarman, 2016 (top). Illustration from a copy of al-Maqamat of al-Hariri, dated 619/1222, Egypt or Syria. Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Arabe 6094, fol. 31 (bottom).