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

Interview with Sarah C. Johnson, winner of the 2018 Rhonda A. Saad Prize, by Sarah Rogers

Dear AMCA Members, 

Please find an interview with Sarah Johnson, winner of the 2018 Rhonda A. Saad Prize, conducted by Sarah Rogers on AMCA's website. Sarah discusses her research and winning paper, entitled “Impure Time: Archaeology, Hafidh Druby (1914-1991), and the persistence of representational art in mid-twentieth century Iraq (1940-1980).” The link to Sarah's interview may be found at: http://amcainternational.org/interview-with-sarah-johnson/. 

CFA: Transregional Academy “Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations” (8 April 2018)

The Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland in cooperation with the National University Singapore (NUS) cordially invite doctoral and postdoctoral scholars from the humanities and social sciences to apply for a Transregional Academy. It will be convened from September 29th to October 7th 2018 at NUS in Singapore on the topic of “Infrastructures, Regions and Urbanizations” and chaired by Andreas Eckert (Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin), Weiqiang Lin, James D.

Call for Graduate Applications – Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, The American University in Cairo (deadline: 1 April 2018)

The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations (ARIC) at the American University in Cairo (AUC) is pleased to announce its Fall 2018 graduate admissions cycle.
MA students my chose one from the following areas of specialization:
- Middle East History
- Islamic Art and Architecture
- Arabic Literature (classical and modern)