The National Library of Qatar is hosting on-line manuscript conservation sessions with experts from the Al-Abbas Holy Shrine Library in Iraq (in Arabic).
June 8&9, 2020, 10:00-11:30 am (Qatar time). Please use the link below to register for the event.
I am delighted to announce the publication of my book, Building the Caliphate: Construction, Destruction, and Sectarian Identity in Early Fatimid Architecture (Yale University Press).
The University of Hamburg’s Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures and Islamic Painted Page are happy to announce a further facility specifically to assist Qur’an manuscript scholars and researchers.
Epidemic Urbanism: Reflections on History
Submitted by Margaret Graves
Submitted by Jessica Hallett
Submitted by Verena Daiber
In light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, we have come to the decision that the Seventh Conference of the School of Mamlūk Studies, scheduled to be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, July 2–4, 2020, will be postponed, not cancelled. All being well, the conference will be held in the same location July 1–3, 2021. The accompanying intensive course will be held June 28–30, 2021, and the trip to visit Famagusta will follow the end of the conference on July 4, 2021.
CALL FOR PAPERS International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA)