Zainab Bahrani is the Edith Porada Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, and currently a visiting scholar at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Her publications include several books and some fifty articles and reviews on subjects ranging from ancient Near Eastern archaeology to contemporary art criticism. In 2004, as Senior Advisor to Iraq’s Ministry of Culture, Professor Bahrani conducted a survey of war damage at the archaeological site of Babylon. She is currently adviser to the World Monuments Fund project for the site management of Babylon. More information here.

Professor Zainab Bahrani