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. Her chapter is titled: "The public space of the Bakewell Ottoman Garden."
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 one of the recipients of the 2017 Virginia Commonwealth University Presidential Research Quest Fund for her research project titled, “The Khilafat Movement and print media in British India and Ottoman Turkey, 1919-1924.”
She recently directed a research team for a Qatar National Research Fund 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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