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College Art Association 104th Annual Conference (Washington, DC, February 3-6, 2016)
Hannah Baader, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut and Sugata Ray, University of California, Berkeley
I regret to inform you that Egyptian professor Muhammad Muhammad Amin passed away on Monday, April 13, at his home in Cairo. Professor Amin is famous for his great contribution to the field of Mamluk studies, through his scholarly works and edited Mamluk sources. During his last years he was working on “Iqd al-juman," which remains unfinished. The last of his publication is Kitab durrat al-aslak fi dawlat al-Atrak, by ibn Habib al-Halabi, Dar al kutub al Misriyya, 2014.
May he rest in peace
inspired by an intersection of heritage studies and Islamic studies. “Heritage Studies in the