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Michael Barry, 1948‒


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Language

French  —  English

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 1948

Place of birth

New York, États-Unis d'Amérique

Nationality

United States of America

Profession

Chercheur en langues et civilisations musulmanes de l'University MacGill, Montréal  —  Président du Département d'art islamique au Metropolitan Museum of art de New York (en 2006)

Profession

Princeton University professor and historian of the greater Middle East and Islamic world

Activity

Spécialiste en histoire de l'Afghanistan et en art islamique

Biography

  • Titulaire d'un A.B. en études sur le Proche-Orient de l’Université de Princeton, diplôme d’études supérieures en anthropologie de l’Université de Cambridge, maîtrise de l’Université McGill et doctorat de l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales à Paris.

Biography

  • Since 2004 he has taught as Lecturer in Islamic Culture in Princeton's Department of Near Eastern Studies, in addition to serving as consultative chairman of the Department of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (2005-2009) and special consultant to the Aga Khan Trust for Culture since 2009. Prior to coming to Princeton, Barry spent many years in Afghanistan with the International Federation for Human Rights, Médecins du Monde and the United Nations, working in often perilous conditions to provide and coordinate humanitarian assistance for the Afghan people from 1979 to 2001. He holds an A.B. in Near Eastern Studies from Princeton University, post-graduate degree in anthropology from Cambridge University, M.A. from McGill University and Ph.D. from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris

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Webography

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