Finbarr Barry Flood
Dr. Finbarr Barry Flood is Professor of the Humanities at the Institute of Fine Arts and College of Arts and Sciences, New York University and the Founder-Director of Silsila: Center for Material Histories, New York University. He received his PhD in Islamic Art History from the University of Edinburgh in 1993 and his B.A. in Archaeology with Mental and Moral Science, from Trinity College, Dublin in 1988. His research interests include art and architecture of the Islamic world, cross-cultural dimensions of Islamic material culture. theories and practices of image-making, and technologies of representation. He is the co-editor of A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, with Gülru Necipoğlu (Harvard University Press, Hoboken, NJ, 2017) and of Globalizing Cultures: Art and Mobility in the Eighteenth Century, with Nebahat Avcioğlu, Ars Orientalis (39, 2011). His other publications include Objects of Translation: Material Culture and Medieval “Hindu-Muslim” Encounter, Princeton University Press, 2009 and Piety and Politics in the Early Indian Mosque, Debates in Indian History and Society, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008.