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

ANN: Celebrate the publication of "Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents" (April 28 Beirut and May 23 New York)

Please join us for launch events in Beirut on April 28 and in New York on May 23 to celebrate the publication of Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents (2018), edited by Anneka Lenssen, Sarah Rogers, and Nada Shabout.

ANN: 2019-2020 Fulbright US Scholar Opportunities in MENA

The 2019-20 Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open and accepting applications for awards to the Middle East and North Africa. I am writing to ask for your assistance in notifying faculty, professionals, and administrators associated with the Association for Modern and Contemporary Art of the Arab World, Iran and Turkey (AMCA).


Would it be possible for you to forward this announcement to your listservs and post on relevant program webpages?


Announcing the 2019-2020 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Competition!


CFP: CAA 2019: Deadline Apr. 15

AMCA may sponsor a session at next year’s CAA Annual Conference, to be held in New York City, February 13-16, 2019. We are currently seeking session proposals from our members. Proposals are encouraged for Complete Sessions (which include the individual presenters/papers), though this is not necessary.

ANN: CAA Affiliates: Rejoin CAA for 25% Off

Dear CAA Affiliates: 

For the month of April, lapsed members can rejoin CAA for 25% off. We hope you can share this discount with your members.


Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions.

Aakash M. Suchak

Grants and Special Programs Manager