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.
Partnerships: Enhancing opportunities is this year’s theme for the annual Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) meeting. The meeting will be hosted by the Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT, and will take place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, 15-17 November 2016.