The Gingko foundations promote and facilitate dialogue between the Middle East and the Western world through conferences, events and scholarly publications. In the face of an increasingly virulent divide between East and West, we enable constructive, informed and open discussion, giving a voice to a new generation of thinkers and opinion formers.


The Mercantile Effect:
On art and exchange in the Islamicate world during 17th – 18th centuries

The Courtauld Institute of Art − Pera Museum − Gingko Library Conference
18-19 November 2016 Istanbul and London

Convened by Dr Sussan Babaie, The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London
Dr Melanie Gibson, Editor of the Gingko Library Arts Series
Dr Barbara Schwepcke, Gingko Library


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