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Art Historian, SOAS, London.

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Joined Twitter 1/29/15


Warding off #BlueMonday with beautiful birds and burgeoning blooms. I’m dreaming of spring already. Details from… https://t.co/sttETp9bU4
Retweeted by Farida AliThe stunning ceramic objects in Room 95 span more than 17 centuries of Chinese art and industry. Over 1,700 piece… https://t.co/PMXrSqTwnP
Retweeted by Farida AliCarefully crafted from jade, this dragon was made in China between the 5th and 4th centuries BC. Although only 9cm… https://t.co/KCVq3CWRc2
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1/20
2020
Osprey https://t.co/tRIAyZzH7j
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1/8
2019
https://t.co/NpSk3pqQXw Ottoman Swords at the Wallace Collection by Farida Ali. #Ottoman #Turkish #ArtHistory #DecorativeTechniques
12/18
2019
@ThePakSocUK1 @DalrympleWill 'The Anarchy' #Pakistan #EastIndiaCompany https://t.co/O4gadzwlnb
10/3
2019
When Jahangir’s son Prince Khurram returned victorious from the Deccan in October 1617, he was given the title of S… https://t.co/LCgsjkYi9A
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9/11
2019
Firdawsi's "Shahnama": Artisans at Work at the Court of Jamshid,15 th century,@mfaboston presently @dpanikkarhttps://t.co/TC02N4Hd3w
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7/26
2019
Guest Lecture on 27 June, 6.30 pm: Dr. Ravinder Reddy will lecture on "Numinous Imagery on Arms and Armour of the I… https://t.co/3CKP5unb4L
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6/27
2019
RAS Lecture on 18 June, 6.30pm: Susan Stronge (Senior Curator, Asian Department, V&A) will talk on "The Lapidary Ar… https://t.co/n7TWlu1MjV
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6/17
2019
@Pitt_Rivers Giving a talk on Omani indigo dyed face masks from the Jenny Balfour collection now part of the Pitt R… https://t.co/nVpkHRvqTV
3/7
2018
Rama and Sita on the obverse of a coin of Emperor Akbar. https://t.co/Y0OCULeegW
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11/1
2018
A national hero who reflects what we value most should be on the new £50, Noor Inayat Khan GC does that. She was mu… https://t.co/mXX4kDIagB
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10/17
2018
Come here me talk tomorrow at The Royal Asiatic Society at 6:30pm about why The Virgin Mary was so important to th… https://t.co/tGOTHOipiV
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10/10
2018
This evening marks the beginning of #Ramadan, a month of fasting observed by Muslims to commemorate the revelation… https://t.co/esXCbVduNx
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5/15
2018
Sneak preview of one my slides for the Lahore Literary Festival at Asia Society, NY this Saturday. For details on a… https://t.co/d9bX07nxIb
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5/8
2018
@FaroukCat Bravo!
5/7
2017
My interview with @thepeakmalaysia is now online #MalayMagic #MalayArt https://t.co/W1H1XI4ZzT
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11/8
2017
Will be giving a talk @asiahouseuk on 12 October on Malay magic and divination manuscripts https://t.co/Bvmc7LZjvx
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10/1
2017
Fascinating exhibits getting ready for @V_and_A South Asia Gallery. https://t.co/9ohiHfoHp2Highlights from hosting @CourtauldGall summer school on Mughal painting with @mchidarazvi @BLAsia_Africa this after… https://t.co/4DHBe88uKq
Retweeted by Farida Ali @Barakat_org #culturevulture #kidscamp #Islamic#science#inventions @MHSOxford @UniofOxford Thankyou @weareamal https://t.co/Y6kymJaqqX
Retweeted by Farida AliImmersion in Islamic Science and inventions at Oxford Museum History of Science! @weareamal @NYLAconsultshttps://t.co/tmIkdrxD72
Retweeted by Farida Ali#kids#love #Islamic#Science #Astrolabe #navigation #astronomy @Barakat_org @weareamal @MHSOxford @LondonSouthKen https://t.co/HMNeBjZyNN
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7/19
2017
Launching @ArtBAB_bh 2018 at @The_Arts_Club with lots of fabulous guests ! #curzonpr #art #artbab #events https://t.co/E56luedApV
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6/30
2017
Architectural Jewels of Pakistan, Pakistan Monument, Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Punjab, #Pakistan https://t.co/pejGNkeUxY
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5/10
2017
Auspicious Cranes, attributed to Huizong of Song (1082-1135), Chinese emperor and painter during the Song Dynasty https://t.co/MCIlTiztML
Retweeted by Farida AliÖykü Özer'in tasvirleri. https://t.co/bK1orxdjJ2
Retweeted by Farida AliNew six-month display in the Indian painting gallery opens today @ClevelandArt #Coomaraswamy https://t.co/jlLKrd6RnD
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4/14
2017
@DalrympleWill @Razarumi New exhibition in Philadelphia, US addresses the destruction to Phulkari textile tradition… https://t.co/rf6RdoGTANHow the Partition almost killed the glorious tradition of Punjabi phulkari embroidery https://t.co/Q0imvenHoq via @scroll_in
4/7
2017
#Phulkari The Embroidered Textiles of Punjab from the Jill and Sheldon Bonovitz Collection https://t.co/T9OMLBoJaShttps://t.co/J8BCqTInTm
3/23
2017
@FarzanaBaduel HabibthiShame about the weather for #springequinox but Spring Flowers, 2008 by Basima Mohamed should brighten your day!… https://t.co/RsvesYDKFo
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3/20
2017
There is nothing not to like about Nowruz. It is the Justin Trudeau of holidays. https://t.co/wT3CKaDLvG https://t.co/294Q4Bg59I
Retweeted by Farida AliLanded in Bahrain 🇧🇭 @ArtBAB_bh || The island has a long history that includes the Dilmun civilisation, 2,500 years… https://t.co/gbRuFbNpeZ
Retweeted by Farida Ali400 year old tree inspired the legend that Bahrain is the site of the biblical Garden of Eden & is the 'Tree of lif… https://t.co/RP38lhAEyK
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3/19
2017
@PaperHaveli Your papers and gift cards are really beautiful, I loved my purchases and hope to see more of your designs...beautiful @PaperHaveli Loved them, they are so beautiful! I hope to see more!#Phulkari has opened at Philadelphia Museum of Art #Punjab #India #Pakistan #textiles https://t.co/vbAMMhktke
3/18
2017
#ArtOfPaisley: Paisley landed in Europe in the mid-seventeenth century, after the East India Company’s trade expedi… https://t.co/DPtI43XweL
Retweeted by Farida AliEtro has a collection of 150 cashmere shawls dating from 1810 to 1880 inspiring the birth of its own Paisley. #ETROhttps://t.co/UlOdOgBrZH
Retweeted by Farida AliPaisley, which has always been Etro’s iconic motif, has very ancient roots and a history that has unwound from East… https://t.co/arouehlsaI
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3/15
2017
https://t.co/XpTUHiEq7V Gorgeous textiles from the Silk Road at the Brunei Gallery, London until 25 March 2017
3/14
2017
In Mughal India, Holi was celebrated with the same exuberance as Eid https://t.co/MzUKSEk0QY via @scroll_in
3/12
2017
I'm an art historian who's been working on a 12th c. Qur'an #manuscript from #Iran for 5 years: no terrorism yet! https://t.co/kaUPNKAdlt
Retweeted by Farida AliSHIRAZ (1928) will be @BFI's latest restoration. New score by @ShankarAnoushka. Premiere 14/10 @BarbicanCentre + at… https://t.co/XXVAmXOQ27
Retweeted by Farida Ali @DiviaPatel1 Wow!Students on our South Asia Art course have just seen highlights from our contemporary collection. They got very exc… https://t.co/W3oGt656mJ
Retweeted by Farida Ali#WomensDay A walk through history: The forgotten women who helped shape Delhi https://t.co/kGP3NNIBQw
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3/8
2017
Don’t miss Dr Mehreen Chida-Razvi’s fascinating lecture on Royal Mughal Tomb Complex in Shahdara Tonight 7pm SOAS… https://t.co/oecgbn1JYV
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3/1
2017
One month to go! Visit before Mahwish Chishty closes 19 March: https://t.co/kkMvEivpJG ★★★★– Time Out https://t.co/cfcbBxui0m
Retweeted by Farida AliRead abt @V_and_A's excellent exhibition on Kipling, celebrating his passion for India's arts & crafts: https://t.co/jfKjJdqVK3 @farida_art
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2/20
2017
Samarkand, the most beautiful face the Earth has ever turned towards the sun. ~Amin Maalouf https://t.co/LBBOkG3WUC
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2/14
2017
Please RT @Barakat_org @BagriFoundation @mchidarazvi @doongagali https://t.co/gyFphKOErY
1/20
2017
@Zeelaf01 @Chemburstudio @DalrympleWill @dpanikkar @PunjabiRooh Cheers !Persian miniatures inspired New Zealand design dress of the 50's @aucklandmuseum https://t.co/Y7DalTl8am
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1/18
2017
amazing painting technique, bold use of monochrome https://t.co/4fdv4FyRFk
1/17
2017
Back in London, cam't wait to see #LockwoodKipling Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London this Saturday 14 Janua… https://t.co/l6KIY2x0H6
1/11
2016
700 years ago, a peace treaty was signed between the Mamluks and the Ilkhanids, ending the Mongol conquests. Where?… https://t.co/3K4hMkZNEd
Retweeted by Farida Ali @NadeemfParacha lol ! @krisrich @nypl BeautifulLove the decorations in @NYPL lobby, esp. the majestic tree paired with the 15th-c Quran opened to surat Yusuf (Jos… https://t.co/zF1gLdZodC
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12/21
2016
We were very lucky to have been given an talk by @mchidarazvi on the Architecture Jewels of Pakistan @phclondonhttps://t.co/PXNuGFJ5Ng
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12/20
2016
Sixteenth-century miniature painting by Nasuh Al-Matrakî depicting the city of Aleppo https://t.co/OvtqvkM4AR
Retweeted by Farida AliA folio from the 9th/10th century "Blue Quran" copied in North Africa. This page shows verses 28 to 32 of Surat al-… https://t.co/vVbFAOXMoR
Retweeted by Farida Ali550 year old engraved & inlaid box from #Syria which was owned by Muhammad al-Hamawi, Timekeeper at the Umayyad Mos… https://t.co/zrMBKDpIlv
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12/19
2016
Call for entries open for #IWMFilmFest. @I_W_M is looking for films inspired by causes, course & consequences of war https://t.co/XagzHr5Jkp
Retweeted by Farida AliOne Thousand and One Teardrops by @AhmadiFateme - women's rights in Iran, was a nominee @I_W_M Short Film Festival… https://t.co/evWs3q1cmC
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12/16
2016
Discover the Architectural Jewels of Pakistan from Sind to the Hunza Valley with @mchidarazvi tonight… https://t.co/AwFKKvwHQb
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12/14
2016
Kids Inspired @UniofOxford, curated tour @AshmoleanMuseum Wed 21st Dec 2016 family day out, immerse in culture! £2… https://t.co/tKtp4fVRRj
Retweeted by Farida Ali @Chemburstudio @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @zpr27 @PunjabiRooh Just beautifulA Night Celebration of the Prophet's Birthday,Mughal 1750 @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @farida_art @zpr27 @PunjabiRoohhttps://t.co/Jvsi2PCcZr
Retweeted by Farida AliIlluminated Manuscript Poem in Honor of the Prophet @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @farida_art @PunjabiRooh @zpr27https://t.co/aAZlelom6R
Retweeted by Farida AliAmidst the Chrysanthemums. Mughal (sub-imperial?). Early 17th Century. Hermitage Museum. @ambrin_hayathttps://t.co/at3PIgJrR5
Retweeted by Farida AliCurated Tour - 'Power & Protection: Islamic Art & The Supernatural' Tickets, Wed, 21 Dec 2016 at 11:00 | Eventbrite https://t.co/7szBz7pzuT
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12/12
2016
The Little Black Fish and other stories: Iranian illustrated children's books – in pictures https://t.co/LGmjz2RC0x
12/10
2016
Ghulam Ali Khan Courtesans of the Chawri Bazaar Delhi, 1820 P.C. : @DalrympleWill https://t.co/nSJ5t0FfgC
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12/5
2016
Mughal emperor #Humayun's tomb.#Delhi #Mughal architecture @abstractralph https://t.co/3sht5iyrY7
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12/1
2016
Next event, Wed 14 Dec, Architectural Jewels of Pakistan from Sind to the Hunza Valley an illustrated talk by… https://t.co/GEXSoyNbe3
Retweeted by Farida AliLooks like a great event! Wish I could attend. https://t.co/9nJsLlxSg6
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11/30
2016
Lecture: Achaemenid and Sassanian themes in Qajar tilework and related themes https://t.co/ZGPjZM7bcN https://t.co/3Bhq5BIEEV
Retweeted by Farida AliRomancing #Lahore with @bbclysedoucet @PoojaB1972 @tapujaveri @MONIMOHSIN @kobial &.@lahorelitfest's playing cupid!… https://t.co/I2OI82Syz8
Retweeted by Farida AliA day spent @I_W_M exploring @edmund_clark, Mahwish Chishty & Real to Reel exhibitions #WarArt https://t.co/cXMYNpNnp9
Retweeted by Farida AliBein a feminist means @Chemburstudio bein aware of our wings,every woman has them,therefore every woman can fly… https://t.co/RuVMN9O2ZS
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11/29
2016
Beautiful! https://t.co/O0Wai1ue6r
Retweeted by Farida AliI read Mohsin Hamid's new novel in two sittings. It's a brilliant, important novel of our time. You'll love it too. https://t.co/CduYcYNTkq
Retweeted by Farida AliWant to work part-time for @GandharaConnect? We need a talented & keen Project Assistant: https://t.co/8csQOKTImRhttps://t.co/eZFTBfTVxY
Retweeted by Farida AliThe Bagri Foundation goes to Paris! Catch the beautiful exhibitions on #Jade and 'the Ascetics, sultans and maharaj… https://t.co/88pUjIw5qj
Retweeted by Farida Ali @Chemburstudio @dpanikkar @PunjabiRooh @farida_art @DalrympleWill 'They r changing policy everyday,just got few coi… https://t.co/EGxdGQZ994
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11/25
2016
"When wil we get our own money back from d bank?"Women askin a fortune teller Sadhvi @dpanikkar @DalrympleWillhttps://t.co/4ugGqZf6fB
Retweeted by Farida AliOnline resource: virtual exhibitions highlight "the 'unheard stories' of Indian women" https://t.co/xIDoJVh0hT
Retweeted by Farida Ali @Chemburstudio @dpanikkar @DalrympleWill @PunjabiRooh @farida_art @zpr27 @JAJafri @PropitiousOn3 @nistula @iccseshttps://t.co/IfgkjhWPcb
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11/24
2016
Our chief theater critic on Donald J. Trump, the #Hamilton curtain speech and what Edward Albee might have said… https://t.co/J2Dp527akP
Retweeted by Farida Ali500 year old recipe for samosas that are fit for a king @BLAsia_Africa #mandu https://t.co/YLG6crTi4r
Retweeted by Farida AliNext event, Wed 14 Dec, Architectural Jewels of Pakistan from Sind to the Hunza Valley an illustrated talk by Dr Me… https://t.co/aWJQQKPI9P
Retweeted by Farida AliCongratulations to @kanishktharoor for winning the #Tatalitlive first book of the year award! Richly deserved.
Retweeted by Farida AliFirst book awards: Tata Lit Live, fiction - @kanishktharoor; non-fic- @UnamPillai. Shakti Bhatt prize: @Akshayamukul Congratulations, all!
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11/21
2016

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