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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

Reminder - Converging on the Object: The Courtauld Metal Bag, 10 May

Converging on the Object: The Courtauld Metal Bag
09.30 – 17.45, Saturday 10 May 2014
Kenneth Clark Lecture Theatre, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset
House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN

Converging on the Object: The Courtauld Metal Bag symposium is part of the Research Forum programming at The Courtauld Institute of Art and takes place towards the closing of The Courtauld Gallery’s exhibition Court and Craft: A Masterpiece from Northern Iraq, 20 February - 18 May 2014.

Seminar - Seventeenth-century Oil Paintings on Canvas from Safavid Iran, Eleanor Sims, May 8

From:  Rosalind Haddon <rosalindhaddon@gmail.com>
Date:  April 22, 2014

Research seminar
Persian and Islamic Arts
Thursday, 8 May 2014, 6.00pm. Research Forum South Room,
The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 0RN

Seventeenth-century Oil Paintings on Canvas from Safavid
Iran: People from ‘Parts Unknown’.

Dr. Eleanor Sims (Independent Scholar)

CFPs forwarded from H-Announce

Two CFPs for CAA 2015, forwarded from H-Arthist

CFP - The Sphero-conical vessel. A passionate debate over the fire grenades in the Muslim World

The Sphero-conical vessel

A passionate debate over the fire grenades in the Muslim World

Organised by

Stephane Pradines (ISMC-AKU) and Julie Monchamp (IFAO)

French Institute of Archaeology, Cairo
17 December 2014

As part of the research program: ‘Wars, cultures and societies in the medieval Middle East’, the French Institute of Archaeology in Cairo is organizing a seminar on the sphero-conical vessel in military context.

The objective of the seminar is to reopen the passionate debate on Islamic pseudo grenades or sphero-conicals.