Meet the Author
Dr. Souraya Noujaim
Souraya Noujaim began her career at Musée du Louvre and has since worked for major cultural institutions. As part of the “Grand Louvre” project, she took part in the opening of the first Islamic Art Department rooms of Musée du Louvre and in landmark exhibitions at Musée du Louvre and Grand Palais. She later worked for the British Museum to participate in the study of the collection of weights and measures in the Arabic section of the Department of Coins and Medals. She has taught at the École du Louvre for several years where in 2013 she held the Islamic Art History chair. Dr. Noujaim has organised numerous educational and cultural outreach programmes at Musée du Louvre and Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA). She is notably the author of the Catalogue raisonné de la collection d’estampilles, poids forts et autres disques en verre du Musée du Louvre (RMN) and she regularly speaks in colloquia and symposia.