Professor David Khalili speaking at SOAS on the preservation of history through art collecting

SOAS Honorary Fellow Professor Nasser David Khalili PhD, KCSS, KCFO spoke on the preservation of history through art collecting at SOAS University of London on 7 December.

Professor Khalili is a world renowned scholar, collector, benefactor and philanthropist as well as a successful businessman. His collections, which consist of 35,000 items, include the arts of the Islamic World, Japanese art from the Meiji period, Swedish textiles, Spanish damascened metalwork and Enamels; each one being the largest in the world of its kind. There is a large series of publications accompanying these collections.