Event / V&A Museum (online)

Stealing from the Saracens with Diana Darke

15 Mar 2021 – 16:00 - 17:00 GMT

Explore the influence of Islamic architecture on some of Europe’s most well-known and culturally significant buildings with author Diana Darke.

Europe’s cultural debt to the Islamic world can be seen in some of the continent’s most recognisable buildings, from Notre-Dame Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament. Delve into the history of this medieval and Renaissance tradition of architectural ‘borrowing’ with author, broadcaster and Middle Eastern specialist Diana Darke, in conjunction with her latest publication, ‘Stealing from the Saracens’.

Tickets cost £5.00



Stealing from the Saracens
How Islamic Architecture Shaped Europe
V&A Museum (online)