Journal of Material Cultures in the Muslim World 3-1

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October 24, 2022
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Islamic History / Studies, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Middle East History / Studies

Dear Colleagues, 


I have the pleasure to announce the publication of the latest issue of the Journal of Material Cultures in the Muslim World (Volume 3 | issue 1 | 2022). This guest edited issue on Water in Muslim material cultures was directed by Sharon C. Smith. 


Table of contents


Introduction: Faith in Water, Water in Faith

Sharon C. Smith, Guest editor


Falaj Communities in Oman: A Case for Local Governance? Ibāḍī Legal Rulings and Spatial

and Ethnohistorical Observations

Soumyen Bandyopadhyay and Birgit Mershen


Fantastic Fountains and Where to Find Them: A Re-examination of the Textual and Material Evidence on Liquid Architecture from the Medieval Islamicate World

Federica A. Broilo


A Humble Vessel for the Water of Life

Filiz Çakır Phillip


Naldurg Fort, Deccan, India: Dam, Fortifications, Palace

Nicolas Morelle


Water and Work in Mughal Gardens and Landscapes

James L. Wescoat

Available in open access

Contact Info: 


Professor Stéphane PRADINES (he/him/his)
Muslim material culture (Art, Architecture & Archaeology)
AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY - Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations

Editor-in-Chief Journal of Material Cultures in the Muslim World