Hasan Nisar

Hasan Nisar researches the material and visual cultures from the early period of Islam in South Asia, particularly the Indus Valley. His primary interest lies in tomb architecture from the Indus Valley from the early-modern period, and he investigates the development and evolution of architectural vocabulary as it was shaped by a complex network of interactions and transactions between local and transregional factors. 

Nisar received his SMArchS in History, Theory, and Criticism of Islamic architecture from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resulting in a thesis entitled ‘An Experiment in Piety: The Three Domed Suhrawardy Tombs of Uchch Sharif’. He received his Bachelors in Liberal Arts from Sarah Lawrence College and has sinced worked in education and Auction Houses.