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Calligraphers from the Ottoman Empire and Eastern Europe

A public lecture and Islamic calligraphy demonstration by Hilal Kazan, master calligrapher.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Hilal Kazan is a master calligrapher and one of the few women to hold authorizations to practice the nesih (naskh) and sulus (thuluth) scripts from the great Hasan Celebi. In  addition, she holds a Ph.D. in the history of Islamic art with a specialization in the manuscript and chancery practices of the Ottoman period.

Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for European and Eurasian Studies, Center for Near Eastern Studies

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