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: Invitation Book Launch

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Please save the following dates for launch events in Beirut and New York of the forthcoming publication Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents.


Saturday, April 28th, 5 pm to 9 pm at Sursock Museum

New York

Wednesday, May 23rd, 6 pm to 8 pm at The Museum of Modern Art

An invitation with more details is forthcoming.

Best wishes,


Applications Open: IHU Summer School Language Program (Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Arabic, and Persian), June-August, 2018, Istanbul

Ibn Haldun University Summer School’s language program offers intensive instruction in modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, and Arabic to international undergraduate and graduate students, and to professionals. The program is located in central Istanbul and aims to provide an immersive learning experience by combining its co-curricular activities with extracurricular activities including conversation tables and study hours, seminars by renowned scholars on history, politics, and literature and arts, cultural events, movie screenings, field trips to historical sites and archives.