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Announcement - Culture at Risk: Yemen's Heritage under Threat (Freer|Sackler, 23 Feb)

Saturday, February 23, 2019
9 am–3:30 pm
 
Freer Gallery of Art, Meyer Auditorium, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Free and open to the public
 
Yemen’s millennia of rich cultural heritage is being threatened, damaged, or destroyed due to ongoing conflict in the region. Join us when an international roster of archaeologists, art historians, and specialists in heritage preservation explore the devastating effects of this violence in Yemen.

CFP - 3rd Annual Symposium, The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Post-Graduate Forum (Birmingham, June 2019)

The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Forum invites proposals for individual papers on any aspect or sub-discipline of Islamic and/or Middle Eastern Studies for its 3rd Annual Symposium on Wednesday 12th June 2019 at the University of Birmingham, supported by the Theology & Religion Department, UOB. The keynote speaker will be Prof Charles Burnett, professor of the History of Islamic Influences in Europe.
 
TIMES Forum was set up in 2015 by researchers from a range of disciplines at the University of Birmingham and Birmingham City University.

Lecture - The Poetics of Retreat: meditation and space at the Shrine in Mahan (York Islamic Art Circle, 12 Feb)

The Poetics of Retreat: meditation and space at the Shrine in Mahan
with Dr Peyvand Firouzeh (Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz)
Tuesday 12th February 2019
6:30pm – 8pm
at The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK.
 
 
Abstract: The chelleh khaneh (house of retreat)

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