Nasser David KHALILI

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1945-12-18
Education schooling in Tehran, Queens Coll NY (BA), SOAS Univ of London (PhD)
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Style Professor Nasser D Khalili
Career scholar, art collector and philanthropist; army medic Iranian military 1967-67; art collector 1967-; fndr: Khalili Family Tst 1970, Nour Fndn (Khalili Collection of Islamic Art) 1982, Mobarak Fndn (Khalili Collection of Enamels of the World) 1986, Kibo Fndn (Khalili Collection of Japanese Art) 1988, Khalili Collection of Spanish Damascene Metalwork 1988, Khalili Collection of Swedish Textile Art 1988; estab Khalili Chair of Islamic Art at the Sch of Oriental and African Studies Univ of London 1989; fndr and chm Favermead Ltd and subsids 1992-, restored 18-19 Kensington Palace Gardens London; estab Khalili Research Centre for Art and Material Culture of the Middle East Univ of Oxford 2005; numerous lectures on art in UK and abroad; numerous pubns and worldwide exbhns covering all five collections; memb: Governing Body SOAS Univ of London 1992, Advsy Cncl London Middle East Inst 1994, Bd of Govrs NAIMA Jewish Prep Sch 1995, Int Bd of Overseers Tufts Univ USA 1997; tstee Boston Univ 2003, assoc res prof SOAS Univ of London 2003; estab Nasser David Khalili Charitable Settlement 1992, fndr and chm Maimonides Fndn 1995-; memb Elias Ashmole Gp Ashmolean Museum Oxford 2000, memb Chancellors Ct of Benefactors Oxford 2006, hon patron Graymatters Mehran David Fndn 2001, founding patron Jewish Arts Festival 2001, patron Arts in the Vatican Museums 2002, founding patron Multi-Faith Secondary Sch 2002, memb Ctee Jewish Arts Cncl 2002, memb Bd of Tstees Moroccan-Br Soc 2003, cultural patron Asia House 2004, friend Duke of Edinburgh Award 2005, tstee Br Edutrust Fndn 2006; High Sheriff of London Award 2007; hon fell: SOAS Univ of London 1991, Wolfson Coll Oxford 2005; Hon Dr: Boston Univ 2003, Univ of the Arts London 2005; tstee City of Jerusalem 1996; Knight Cdr Royal Order of Francis I, Knight Cdr Equestrian Order of Pope St Sylvester 2009
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