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Conference Announcement - Morgan: Mind of the Collector (Hartford, 10-11 Nov 17)

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From: Janna Israel <janna@alum.mit.edu>
Date: Jul 19, 2017
Subject: CONF: Morgan: Mind of the Collector (Hartford, 10-11 Nov 17)

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT, November 10 - 11, 2017

Morgan: Mind of the Collector

J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) spent over twenty years travelling the
globe to amass the largest collection of art and cultural artifacts of
his time. Estimated to have exceeded 20,000 works of art, Morgan’s

CFP - Material Culture Methods in the Middle Islamic Periods (Bonn, 8-10 December 2017)

 
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
 
International Conference
 
“Material Culture Methods in the Middle Islamic Periods”
Sponsor: Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg, University of Bonn
Venue: Bristol Hotel, Bonn
8-10 December 2017
Deadline for application: 8th September 2017
 
This year’s international conference is devoted to the study of material culture in the Middle Islamic periods, namely the era of the Ayyubid, Mamluk and Ottoman Sultanates and their contemporaries, with a special emphasis on the

CFP - Woven Spaces: Building with Textile in Islamic Architecture (Session, CAA 2018)

Submissions are sought for a session at the College Art Association conference, Los Angeles, 21-24 February 2018
Organizer: Patricia Blessing, Pomona College, patricia.blessing@pomona.edu
Deadline for Submissions to the organizer: 14 August 2017
All speakers have to be individual members of CAA by 28 August 2017.

Woven Spaces: Building with Textile in Islamic Architecture

CFA: Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe

The Winter Academy “Revisiting the Nation: Transcultural Contact Zones in Eastern Europe” will be held from 26 February to 7 March 2018 in Bukarest. It will be concerned with the conditions and implications of nation building in Eastern Europe.
Closing date: 30 August 2017
 
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