Ursula Weekes

Associate Lecturer

Ursula Weekes is a Visiting Lecturer at the Courtauld Institute of Art, teaching on Mughal Painting. She is currently writing a book on the “The Great Mughals and the Art of Europe.” Previously she taught at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi and held a Commonwealth Post-doctoral Fellowship at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in Delhi. She read History at St John’s College Cambridge. Her PhD at the Courtauld Institute was in fifteenth-century century European prints, published as Early Engravers and their Public (Harvey Miller 2004). She has also worked as Supervisor of the Print Room at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford where she published Techniques of Drawing from the Fifteenth to Nineteenth Centuries (1999).

Additional Interests


  • BA3 Special Option on Mughal Painting c.1550 – 1750