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The following jobs were posted to the H-Net Job Guide from 25 December 2017 to  1 January 2018.  These job postings are included here based on the categories selected by the list editors for H-Islamart.  See the H-Net Job Guide website at http://www.h-net.org/jobs/ for more information.  To contact the Job Guide, write to jobguide@mail.h-net.msu.edu, or call +1-517-432-5134 between 9 am and 5 pm US Eastern time.

Lecture - The Calligrapher, the Painter, and the Patron: A New Perspective on the Freer Khusraw u Shirin (10 January, London)

From: Rosalind Wade Haddon <rosalindhaddon@gmail.com>
Date: January 2, 2018
The Islamic Art Circle at SOAS is pleased to announce that their January lecture will be held on Wednesday, 10 January 2018. This is the Hadassah and Daniel Khalili Memorial lecture to be given by Dr Simon Rettig of the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M.

Conference Announcement - 4th Islamic Archaeology Day, UCL, 3rd Feb 2018

Islamic Archaeology Day 2018
The 4th annual Islamic Archaeology Day co-hosted by SOAS and UCL will be held at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on Saturday February 3rd 2018 between 11 and 6pm.

Announcement - Bernard O'Kane, 9th Farabi International Award Winner

From: Jere Bacharach
Date: January 2, 2018
Congratulations to Bernard O'Kane for his recent nomination as a winner of the 9th Farabi International Award in the section of Iranian Studies and Islamic Studies! The Farabi International Award is a prize administered by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran for outstanding scholarship in Islamic Humanities.

Announcement – Typographia Linguarum Externarum – The Medici Oriental Press: Knowledge and Cultural Transfer around 1600 (Workshop, Florence, 11-12 Jan 18)

Typographia Linguarum Externarum – The Medici Oriental Press. Knowledge and Cultural Transfer around 1600
Workshop organized by Eckhard Leuschner (Universität Würzburg) and Gerhard Wolf (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz – Max-Planck-Institut)
Florence, 11-12 January 2018
This workshop is organised within the framework of the project 'Die Typographia Medicea im Kontext: Text und Bild als Medien des Kultur- und Wissenstransfers zwischen europäischen und orientalischen Kulturräumen um 1600'.