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Call for Editors - CAA.reviews seeks field editors for books on Islamic art

caa.reviews invites nominations and self-nominations for ten individuals to join its Council of Field Editors, which commissions reviews within an area of expertise or geographic region, for a three-year term, through June 30, 2018. An online journal, caa.reviews is devoted to the peer review of new books, museum exhibitions, and projects relevant to art history, visual studies, and the arts.

Exhibition - "One God - Abraham's Legacy on the Nile" (Bodemuseum, Berlin, until Sep. 13)

From: Claudia Pörschmann <C.Poerschmann@smb.spk-berlin.de>
Date: August 20, 2015
Reminder: The Exhibition „ONE GOD - Abraham's Legacy on the Nile - Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Egypt from Antiquity until the Middle Ages“ in Berlin, Bodemuseum, is still open until September, 13th.
The Exhibition is a coop-work of three museums of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – Ägyptisches Museum, Skulpturensammlung und Museum für Byzantinische Kunst, and Museum für Islamische

Symposium - Books and Print between Cultures, 1500-1900 (18-19 Sep., Amherst College)

Books and Print between Cultures, 1500-1900* 
Amherst College, Massachusetts, September 18-19, 2015
Keynote speaker: Sanjay Subrahmanyam (Distinguished Professor & Irving and Jean Stone Endowed Chair in Social Sciences, UCLA)
Organized by Yael Rice (Amherst College, History of Art & Asian Languages and Civilizations)
This interdisciplinary symposium will investigate the role that books (codices, rolls, scrolls, and other related media), prints, and