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Recent Content

Lecture - Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages (York, 29 May 2018)

[Editor's note: this announcement was delivered to H-Islamart on 28 May 2018]
"Caliphs, Popes and Gold: Money and Long-Distance Connections in the Early Middle Ages" (York Islamic Art Circle)
with Dr Rory Naismith (Kings College, London), on Tuesday 29th May 2018, from 6:30pm-8pm, at The Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
Attendance is by free booking only https://www.york.ac.uk

Symposium - From Melancholy to Euphoria: The materialisation of emotion in Middle Eastern Manuscripts

Presenters: Professor Robyn Sloggett AO (Director of the Grimwade Centre for Cultural Material Conservation, University of Melbourne) & Dr Stefano Carboni (Director of Art Gallery of Western Australia).
The programme includes a Persian musical performance with Timothy Johannessen and poetry recital with Professor Amir Zekrgoo - Wednesday 27th June 6pm.
This symposium will examine the relationship between materiality, the text

Announcement - Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online

From: Miriam Kühn <M.Kuehn@smb.spk-berlin.de>
Date: 23 May 2018
The Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now provides access to more than 11.000 objects online on its website. This is a fundamental milestone in the accessibility of the museum collection and would not have been possible without the generosity of Yousef Jameel, Hon. LHD, a private supporter of the arts, education, and research.