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Scientific seminar "Drop by Drop"



Scientific seminar


Location: Zoom Platform

Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA) is delighted to invite our public to a seminar highlighting the multidisciplinary roles and aspects of water and its continuity from the past, to the present and into the future. The guest speakers will discuss the historical development of the roles played by water, while at the same time presenting the artistic embodiment of water in the Arab and Islamic arts and antiquities, represented in the four themes of the exhibition: The Blessings of Water and Islam, Water and Daily Life, Traditional Hammam, and Gardens.

The seminar is part of the public programme accompanying the exhibition “Drop by Drop Life Falls from the Sky. Water, Islam and Art” that will take place between 10th June to 11th December 2021 at the Sharjah Museums of Islamic Civilization in collaboration with Fondazione Torino Musei and our Institute. 

Moderator: Ida Zilio-Grandi

Guest speakers:

Giovanni Curatola
Professor at the University of Udine and curator of the exhibition at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization

Alberto Tiraferri
Professor at the Politecnico of Torino in the Department of Environment, Land and InfrastructureEngineering DIATI), in the field of Applied Environmental Engineering

Dr. Tarek Merabtene
Professor at University of Sharjah. Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Water, Resources and Hydraulics Engineering), Kyushu University, 1999

You can attend the live seminar wherever you are through the official YouTube channel of Sharjah Museums Authority:




Data: Sab 12 Giu 2021

Orario: Dalle 10:30 alle 11:30

Organizzato da : Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation

In collaborazione con : Fondazione Torino Musei e IIC Abu Dhabi

Ingresso : Libero


Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation