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: Apartment for academic in Istanbul

Dear colleagues, I would like the announce the availability of an apartment for academics seeking to reside in Istanbul for research purposes between January 15, 2020 and June 15, 2020. It is close to Bogazici University, Galatasaray University, Bahcesehir University, among others. Please contact Leyla Neyzi at neyzi@sabanciuniv.edu for details.

CFP: The Art Historical Canon Today (CAA 2020)

Dear Colleague,

Please note that Ann Shafer (Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, Harvard University) and I (Amy Gansell, St. John’s University) will be chairing a session at CAA 2020 in Chicago, February 12-15. The session is titled “The Art Historical Canon Today,” and we are hoping to include the perspectives of scholars from a variety of fields. Papers can be field-specific case-studies, or address the canon overall and/or explore broader issues in teaching, research, or curating. The call for papers closes JULY 23rd.

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