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: CAA 2019 Roundtable Talks

Dear Affiliates,

Last year at the Annual Conference in Los Angeles, CAA offered Idea Exchange, a series of roundtable talks on a variety of topics led by leaders in the field. The talks are less formal than a session at the conference and are meant to address topics for discussion and open dialogue.

We will offer Idea Exchange again this year at the 2019 CAA Annual Conference and the submission portal is now open. CAA is looking for Idea Exchange topic leaders and ideas for talks.

All submission information can be found on our website.

CFP: Book Series on Cultural Heritage, Art and Museums in the Middle East

Cultural Heritage, Art and Museums in the Middle East (Routldege) book series includes volumes that address the ways in which representation and identity are connected to and implicated within cultural practice, broadly defined, in the global Middle East and provides in-depth studies that critically discuss and analyse this issue within the region.

ANN: “Persian classics today: Contemporary visual interpretations of Medieval literature” York Islamic Art Circle (15 Nov)

“Persian classics today: Contemporary visual interpretations of Medieval literature”
with Dr Firuza Abdullaeva-Melville (University of Cambridge)
on Thursday 15th November 2018
from 6:30pm – 8pm
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
Abstract: Dr A

CFA: PARC research and travel fellowship opportunities (January 2019)

1)     PARC announces its 7th annual NEH fellowship competition for research in the humanities or research that embraces a humanistic approach and methods. Fellowship awards are a minimum of four and a maximum of eight consecutive months for scholars who have a PhD or have completed their professional training. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals living in the U.S. for three years immediately preceding the application deadline. Fellowship awards are for $4,200 per month of research.