Website Announcement - Hazine Post: The Arabic Script in Nigerian Hands: Ustadh Yushaa Abdullah on Arabic Calligraphy Education in West Africa

Hazine has published a new interview titled The Arabic Script in Nigerian Hands: Ustadh Yushaa Abdullah on Arabic Calligraphy Education in West AfricaYushaa Abdullah discusses his interest in Arabic calligraphy, his teaching objectives and his opinions regarding the art market and the use of the digital medium in Arabic calligraphy: 

Politics of Archaeology II - Voices of Emerging Scholars Webinar Series

Columbia Global Centers Istanbul invites you to the ninth webinar workshop to highlight the research of emerging scholars in the late Ottoman and early Turkish Republican history.


Upcoming Roundtable: Turkish and Iranian Response to Refugees from Afghanistan

Dear colleagues, 

I would like to inform you about an upcoming roundtable organized by the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Initiative at NYU (OTS-NYU) on Thursday October 21, 2021 at New York: 12pm | London: 5pm | Berlin: 6pm | Istanbul: 7pm | Tehran 8:30pm

Below you can find the abstract, as well as the link to register for the lecture. 

"The Last Muslim Conquest" - Zoom Talk by Gábor Ágoston (Oct. 8)

Dear all,

On Friday (Oct. 8) at 2:30 pm EST, the Department of History and the Committee for Early Modern Studies at Penn State University will host Professor Gábor Ágoston (Georgetown University) for a talk about his much anticipated book, The Last Muslim Conquest: The Ottoman Empire and Its Wars in Europe (Princeton University Press, 2021). The talk will be delivered on Zoom and will be open to the public. Registration is required through this link:

New Prize in Scholarship on Islamic Architecture

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture is pleased to announce the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award. In honour of Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan’s contributions to the field of Islamic architecture, the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) offers this award in recognition of ground-breaking scholarship on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals.


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