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Recent Content

Commentary - Stephennie Mulder on Palmyra and Syria's Cultural Heritage

[With Stephennie Mulder's permission, I am sharing below some comments on Palmyra and Syria's cultural heritage that she recently posted on Facebook. You may view the original post, along with the images, here.  For more updates and comments from Profesor Mulder, please consider following her on Twitter.  - Yael Rice, H-Islamart Editor]

Exhibition - Camera Ottomana: Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire, 1840-1914 (Koç University)

Camera Ottomana: Photography and Modernity in the Ottoman Empire, 1840-1914

Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations (RCAC), ISTANBUL

Until 19 August 2015

İstiklal Caddesi No: 181 Merkez Han 34433 Beyoğlu P.O.B. 260 İstanbul, Turkey

Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-18:30 / Sunday: 12:00-18:30

CFP - Ars Orientalis Call for Submissions

Ars Orientalis, a peer-reviewed annual journal published jointly by the Freer and Sackler galleries of the Smithsonian and the History of Art department of the University of Michigan, is seeking article proposals for the 2017 volume to be devoted to new research on dress, both historical and contemporary, in the Middle East and Asia.

CFP - Historic Preservation in the Middle East: Mapping the Region (SAH, 6-10 April 2016)

From: Igor Demchenko <igord@mit.edu>
Date: May 17, 2015
CFP: Historic Preservation in the Middle East: Mapping the Region
The Society of Architectural Historians 69th Annual International Conference
Pasadena/Los Angeles, California, April 6-10, 2016

The history of architectural conservation and restoration in the Middle East remains unmapped and unwritten.

Postdoctoral fellowship - Posto di ricercatore/ricercatrice presso il Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz (Max-Planck-Institut)

Il Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut bandisce un posto di ricercatore/ricercatrice finanziato dalla Fondazione Fritz Thyssen, per giovani studiosi di nazionalità italiana, postdottorandi in storia dell’arte e dell’architettura (III livello). Si offre un contratto di lavoro della durata di 12 mesi a partire dal 1 settembre 2015, che può essere prorogato per un secondo anno dietro presentazione di richiesta e di un report che sarà sottoposto a valutazione.