From learning to share to decade long friendship, this is the story of the 4th episode of the ART Informant, in which Isabelle Imbert welcomes Negar Habibi, lecturer in Iranian art history at the University of Geneva. During the episode, Dr Habibi discusses her journey from Tehran, to Aix-en-Provence, to the Museum of Art History of Geneva, where she currently works on cataloguing the collection of the French collector Jean Pozzi.
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Mentioned in the Episodes and Further Links
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- Negar Habibi,ʿAli Qoli Jebādār et l’Occidentalisme Safavide, Brill, 2018. Book published from Negar’s doctoral thesis.
- Museum of Art and History, Geneva (The Pozzi’s collection has been digitised and is available via the online catalogue, however key words search with “Pozzi” doesn’t return any result. Instead, filter by “dessin” in the left bar, and look under “Iran, Perse” and other relevant words.)
- Soudavar Memorial Foundation
- Quentin Arnoux M.A thesis: Illustrate the Shâhnâmeh in Esfahan in the mid 17th century : Mo’in Mosavver and a manuscript stored in Geneva
- Manazir: Swiss platform for the study of visual arts, architecture and heritage in the MENA region
- A. Ivanov, The St Petersburg Muraqqa, 1996 (vol. I), digitised on the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts’ website.