Welcome to the Khalili Research Centre website
The Khalili Research Centre (KRC) is the University of Oxford's centre for research into the art and material culture of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and of their non-Muslim members and neighbours. It is also the University's centre for teaching the subject, especially to graduate students, but also to undergraduates. The KRC is part of the Faculty of Oriental Studies in the University, and is administered by a director and a management committee appointed by and answerable to the Board of the Faculty.
This website provides information about the KRC and its activities, facilities, staff, and students. To find out more about the lectures taking place at the centre please visit the lectures page, or to find out about the research being undertaken at the centre, please see the staff and student pages.
KRC NEWS – For updates on KRC research, details of recent publications by KRC members, announcements about grants and scholarships, etc., please visit our News page.
Tuesday March 11th 2014 - please note that this afternoon's seminar by Professor Johns, 'Beckwith at Moissac and the angel of Conques: on the relationship between Southern French Romanesque sculpture and Islamic art', has been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.