Welcome to H-Mideast-Medieval, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-MidEast-Medieval is a digital network for scholars and others interested in the study of the Islamic lands of the Middle East during the medieval period (defined roughly as 500-1500 C.E.). The network is sponsored by Middle East Medievalists (MEM).
"Script United: Safavid Iran, Ottoman Turkey, and Nasta’liq Calligraphy in the Sixteenth Century"
with Dr Simon Rettig (Freer Sackler Gallery, Washington)
on Friday 19th January 2018
from 6:30pm - 8:00pm
at the Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, UK.
Attendance by free ticket only https://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/public-lectures/spring-18/script-united
As series editor of the Bibliotheca Maqriziana, it is my pleasure to announce the publication of a new volume. This volume is the first of the Opera maiora subseries:
Al-Maqrīzī’s al-Ḫabar ʿan al-bašar, Vol. V, Section 4: Persia and Its Kings, Part I. Edited and translated by Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila. Leiden and Boston: Brill, December 2017 (Bibliotheca Maqriziana, vol. 5).
Call for Papers
Heritage Revisited – Rediscovering Islamic Objects in Enlightenment Europe
27.-28. September 2018, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien
Mattia Guidetti (Universität Wien); Isabelle Dolezalek (SFB 980 „Episteme in Bewegung“, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin)
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.