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Recent Content

CFP - Souvenirs of the Siege of Vienna, 1529/936 (Boston, RSA '16)

 
Jennifer Nelson <jlnels@umich.edu>
Date: May 2, 2015
 
Renaissance Society of America
Boston, March 31 – April 2, 2016
 
CFP: Souvenirs of the Siege of Vienna, 1529/936
 
Though perhaps anti-climactic as a military confrontation in the long history of tensions between the Ottoman and Holy Roman Empires, the brief Siege of Vienna of 936 AH/1529 CE had a significant impact on cultural production in both empires and beyond.

Job - Sabbatical Replacement, Asian Art History (Brandeis University, MA)

 
From: Chanchal Dadlani <dadlani@wfu.edu>
Date: April 29, 2015
 
Position:  Sabbatical Replacement, Asian Art History
      (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

Symposium - Mythos Orient. Architektur und Ornament im Zeitalter des Orientalismus (Schloss Oberhofen, 12 Jun '15)

 
Forwarded from H-ArtHist:
 
From: Prof. Dr. Francine Giese <francine.giese@khist.uzh.ch>
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

PROGRAMM

8.45-9.00 Registration

9.00-9.15 Christina Fankhauser (Stiftung Schloss Oberhofen)/Francine

Symposium - Codicology and Palaeography of Early Qur'an Manuscripts (UK, 14 May '15)

Dear Colleagues,

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.

Lecture - Simon O'Meara, "The Destruction of the Kaaba, and the Grammar of the House: An architectural history" (London)

 
History seminar at the Institute of Historical Research (IHR), University of London:
 
Simon O'Meara (SOAS), "The Destruction of the Kaaba, and the Grammar of the House: An architectural history"
 
Wednesday, 6th May 2015, 17:30 - 19:30
 
Venue: Room 349, 3rd floor, South block, Senate House, South Block, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU 
 

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