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.

Recent Content

CFP: Call for Papers - Univ. of Michigan Graduate Symposium on Magnificence, 11/12/16

Call for Papers

All That Glitters: Magnificence in Art, Architecture, and Visual Culture

History of Art 2016 Graduate Student Symposium

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Saturday November 12, 2016

Keynote Speaker: Sally Cornelison, Professor of Art History, Syracuse University

CFP: AMCA-Sponsored Panel at CAA 2017

CFP: AMCA-Sponsored Panel at CAA 2017
Getting Nude: Artists, Audiences, and the Present Past in the Middle East
Abstract: What is the role of the Nude for modern and contemporary art of the Arab world, Turkey, and Iran? Assuming the answer was none, President Rouhani’s hosts in Rome covered their nude statuary, to the bemusement and pain of Iranians who found this ventriloquized self-censorship insulting.