The book focuses on the botanical legacy of many parts of the former Ottoman Empire — including present-day Turkey, the Levant, Egypt, the Balkans, and the Arabian Peninsula.
Dr. Dalal teaches global and Islamic art surveys as well as a variety of upper division courses in Islamic art and East Asian art at VCUarts Qatar.
She was a winner of the 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University Presidential Research Quest Fund for her work titled, “The Khilafat Movement and print media in British India and Ottoman Turkey, 1919-1924.”
As part of a five-person research team, Dr. Dalal is also working on a Qatar National Research Fund’s National Priorities Research Program grant titled “Museums in the 21st Century and Global Art History: Building Knowledge Base through Online Resources in Qatar.”
“Travellers in Ottoman Lands” is published by Archaeopress Publishing, ISBN 9781784919153
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