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

CFP - “Écrits et paroles d’artistes d’Afrique du Nord, du Moyen-Orient et de l’Europe de l’Est dans la guerre froide (1947-1989)” (Paris, 04-05/11/2015)

Les 4 et 5 novembre 2015 se tiendront à l’Institut d’études de l’Islam et des sociétés du monde musulman (IISMM/EHESS), à Paris, deux journées d’études qui ont pour objectif d’aborder les modes de circulation des textes et paroles d’artistes dans le contexte de la guerre froide (1947-1989), en s’intéressant à des déclarations ignorées ou minorées par une histoire de l’art souvent encore organisée autour de l’action de quelques « centres ».

Job - One-year teaching fellow position (History of Art, University of Edinburgh)

The History of Art department at The University of Edinburgh is looking to hire a teaching fellow for one year. The ideal candidate will be a specialist in pre-1500 arts of the Byzantine or Islamic world. It is a half time position and will include teaching graduate and undergraduate courses. The closing date is July 17th 2015 and interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 27th July.

Course - Islamic Manuscript Collections in Conflict Zones: Safeguarding Written Heritage (5-7 Oct 2015, Cambridge UK)

 
From: Armin Yavari <armin@islamicmanuscript.org>
Date: June 30, 2015
 
Dear Colleagues,
 
The Islamic Manuscript Association, in cooperation with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation and the University of Cambridge and with the support of Harvard University, is pleased to announce an inaugural short course entitled

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