H-AMCA is a network devoted to the study of modern and contemporary art from the Arab world, Iran, and Turkey. We aim to create a network of interested scholars and organizations to enable historians and other scholars to easily communicate current research and teaching interests, and to promote scholarly cooperation between both persons and organizations.

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ANN: 2017-2018 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR RESEARCH IN ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE

2017-2018 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR RESEARCH IN ISLAMIC ARCHITECTURE

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at MIT (AKPIA@MIT) is pleased to announce its postdoctoral fellowship program for the academic year 2017-2018. The fellowship program is intended for scholars with a Ph.D. in any field related to architecture — including architectural, art, landscape, and urban history; design, technology, computation, urban planning, anthropology, and archeology. 

H-AMCA ANN: Winner of the 2017 Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper

Winner of the 2017 Rhonda A. Saad Prize for Best Paper
 
Each year the Rhonda A. Saad Prize honors one graduate or recent post-graduate paper that has made a substantial contribution to the field of modern Middle Eastern Art History. This year, we received a number of highly qualified papers from throughout the US and abroad. 
 
It is with great pleasure that the Committee for the Rhonda A.

AMCA Statement on Executive Order Concerning Refugees and Immigrants

AMCA Statement on Executive Order Concerning Refugees and Immigrants

 

On January 27, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order proposing a 90-day suspension of visas and other immigration benefits to all nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Yemen, Libya and Somalia, a move that has grave and immediate consequences for artists, scholars, students, curators, and their families and communities, as well as for refugees and immigrants from various backgrounds throughout the world.

 

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