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.

Recent Content

Update on database - a new version of the Islamic Painted Page Database


The University of Hamburg’s Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures and Islamic Painted Page are pleased to announce the launch of a new version of the Islamic Painted Page website, which is still to be found at www.islamicpaintedpage.com

Festival of Arab Culture - Syria and Yemen: Making Art Today (British Museum, 7th July 2019)

Shubbak Festival of Contemporary Arab Culture & The British Museum Present:
Syria and Yemen: making art today

Sunday 7 July 2019,
Stevenson Lecture Theatre 


Since 2011, Syria and Yemen have witnessed unprecedented destruction and degradation of art and cultural infrastructure, in addition to humanitarian crisis, as a result of the ongoing conflicts in both these countries.