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: EXHIBITION CHALLENGES BIGOTRY AND PREJUDICE BASED ON GENDER IDENTITY, SEXUAL IDENTITY (Arab American National Museum, Michigan)

EXHIBITION CHALLENGES BIGOTRY AND PREJUDICE BASED ON GENDER IDENTITY, SEXUAL IDENTITY

Dec. 2 storytelling workshop and performance examine LGBTQ+ experiences

Dearborn, Mich. (Nov. 7, 2017) – The color orange: to many, the immediate thought is a sweet, energizing piece of citrus fruit. In Buddhism, orange is the color of illumination, indicating strength and wisdom. In post-9/11 America, orange translates as a high threat of terrorist activity as identified by the Department of Homeland Security.

ANN: Exhibition, Boissonnas in Egypt (Royal Geographic Society London, 3-30 Nov)

Friday 3-Thursday 30 November 
Also open Saturdays 10.00am-4.00pm 

Explore the intersection of photographic history and political geography through the lavish Egypte publication (1932) by Swiss photographer Fred Boissonnas and work from his unfinished project in the Sinai (1929-33). Sponsored by the Saint Catherine Foundation in collaboration with the Ligatus Research Centre of the University of the Arts London. 

CFP: The Permanent Impact of Transient Documents: 1st International Ephemera Studies Symposium (25-27 April 2018, Ankara)

Koç University’s VEKAM and of Middle East Technical University’s (METU) Department of History agreed to start an International Ephemera Symposium which will be held on 25th-27th April 2018 at the premises of Koç University VEKAM in Ankara.

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