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Award Announcements - Recipients of UC Berkeley's South Asia Art Initiative's Artist Award and Thesis Award

The South Asia Art Initiative at UC Berkeley is pleased to announce the recipients of the SAAI Artist Award and Thesis Award: Maryam Hina Hasnain has been awarded the South Asia Artist Prize and Aparna Kumar has been awarded the South Asia Art & Architecture Dissertation Prize. Honorable mention has been awarded to Aurora Graldi. Congratulations!

Prize Announcement

SOUTH ASIA ARTIST PRIZE

New publication - Islamicate Occult Sciences in Theory and Practice, edited by Liana Saif, Francesca Leoni, Matthew Melvin-Koushki, and Farouk Yahya (Brill)

Submitted by Anna Contadini:

New publication - Islamicate Occult Sciences in Theory and Practice, edited by Liana Saif, Francesca Leoni, Matthew Melvin-Koushki, and Farouk Yahya (Brill)

New Publication - Islamic Art and Architecture, Robert Hillenbrand (Thames & Hudson) - March 2021

Submitted by the publisher:

Embracing over a thousand years of history and an area stretching from the Atlantic to the borders of India and China, Islamic Art and Architecture is an unrivalled synthesis of the arts of Islamic civilization. From the death of the Prophet Muhammad to the present day, Robert Hillenbrand traces the evolution of an extraordinary range of art forms, including architecture, calligraphy, book illumination, painting, ceramics, glassware, textiles and metalwork.

Online Lecture - "The medieval heritage of Anfeh and its neighbourhood (North Lebanon)" by Patricia Antaki - March 11

Online Lecture - "The medieval heritage of Anfeh and its neighbourhood (North Lebanon)" by Patricia Antaki (University of Balamand)

March 11th, (3h-4h PM CET, 4h-5h PM in Amman & Beirut)

https://www.ifporient.org/archaeology-mena/

Join next conference of Ifpo's webinar "ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA FROM LATE ANTIQUITY TO THE OTTOMAN PERIOD. FIRST SERIES: LEBANON AND JORDAN"

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Online Event - Alex Dika Seggerman, "Islam and Surrealism: Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar's Postwar Painting in Egypt." March 10 @ 5pm

Please join us for a Publication Highlight Talk at the McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College, Wednesday March 10 at 5pm:

Alex Dika Seggerman, "Islam and Surrealism: Abdel Hadi el-Gazzar's Postwar Painting in Egypt." 

Online Event - Moving Beyond the Monograph: New and Creative Models of Academic Publication Every Scholar of Humanities Should Know About - March 17

Dear H-Islamart Readers,

I want to invite you to join me for my exclusive interview with Chris Harrison, Publishing Development Director of Humanities and Social Sciences at Cambridge University Press as part of our ongoing 'Publication Success Interview Series'. 

Chris will discuss how Cambridge is moving beyond the monograph to introduce new and creative publication models to fill the gap between academic articles and books. Register to learn more about how you can take advantage of this new forum to publish your research and advance your career.

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