H-ISLAMART is sponsored by the Historians of Islamic Art Association [HIAA], an international professional organization for the study of Islamic art. The mission of HIAA is to promote high standards of scholarship and instruction in the history of Islamic art; to facilitate communication among HIAA members through the association's website, H-Net Network, meetings, and other programs; and to promote scholarly collaboration among persons and organizations interested in and involved with the study of Islamic art. For more information about HIAA, please see http://www.historiansofislamicart.org.
(Brandeis University, MA)
Art historian specializing in any region of Asia to teach a survey course in Fall 2015 with the possibility of a second regional/period course in Spring 2016
Date: Apr 30, 2015
Subject: CONF: Mythos Orient (Oberhofen, 12 Jun 15)
Schloss Oberhofen (Schweiz), June 12, 2015
Registration deadline: Jun 8, 2015
Mythos Orient. Architektur und Ornament im Zeitalter des Orientalismus
9.00-9.15 Christina Fankhauser (Stiftung Schloss Oberhofen)/Francine
The Islamic Manuscript Association is pleased to announce a symposium on the codicology and palaeography of early Qur'an manuscripts at Cambridge University Library on 14 May 2015. With nine presentations ranging from the latest palaeographic methods to new techniques of parchment analysis, and contributors from across Europe, it will present the latest research on the palaeography and codicology of Qur’an manuscripts dating from the seventh to early eleventh centuries CE.