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Recent Content

Lecture - Dr. Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, "Visualizing Pilgrimage: Images of Mecca and Medina in the Collections of the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha" (30 January, New York)

Visualizing Pilgrimage: Images of Mecca and Medina in the Collections of the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha 
Dr. Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 
6:30 PM in the Lecture Hall
The Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78th Street, New York 10075 

CFA - Exploratory Workshops “Mobility – Knowledge – Society”

Call for Applications:
Exploratory Workshops  
“Mobility – Knowledge – Society”
(Deadline: March 9th, 2018)
 
The Forum Transregionale Studien and the Max Weber Stiftung – Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland (MWS) invite scholars to explore their research questions and develop projects within the framework of Exploratory Workshops.

Publication announcement - The Aghlabids & Their Neighbors: Art and Material Culture in Ninth-Century North Africa

Dear colleagues,
 
We are pleased to announce the publication of The Aghlabids and their Neighbors: Art and Material Culture in Ninth-Century North Africa (Brill, November 2017). Complete information is available on the Brill website.
 
The first dynasty to mint gold dinars outside of the Abbasid heartlands, the Aghlabid (r.

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