Symposium - “Islamic Art: Past, Present and Future,” Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 2-4 Nov. 2017

VCUarts and VCUarts Qatar to present leading international conference on Islamic art
RICHMOND, Va. (May 17, 2017) — Thirteen of the leading scholars, curators and artists of Islamic art and architecture from around the world will present their latest research at the seventh Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, Nov. 2–4 at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

Conference - “The Islamicate World Facing its Past: History, Heritage, and Archeology,” Paris 29 June 2017

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Type: Conference
Date: June 29, 2017
Location: France
Subject Fields: 
Arabic History / Studies, Archaeology, Historic Preservation, Islamic History / Studies, Middle East History / Studies
Paris, Louvre Museum, Auditorium
Thursday 29th June 2017
« Regards du monde islamique sur son passé : histoire, patrimoine et archéologie » 
“The Islami

Obituary - Elizabeth Ettinghausen (August 5, 1918 Vienna – June 12, 2016 Princeton, NJ)

From: Amanda Phillips <>
Date: May 9, 2017
Elizabeth Sgalitzer Ettinghausen (August 5, 1918 Vienna – June 12, 2016 Princeton, NJ)
(Der Islam 94, 2017)
by Stefan Heidemann
For the younger generation, Elizabeth Ettinghausen represented the nexus to the first century of Islamic Art History.

CFP - Future Anterior, Special Issue: Preservation by Other Means

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Date: May 4, 2017
Subject: CFP: Future Anterior, Special Issue: Preservation by Other Means

Future Anterior
Deadline: Aug 31, 2017

Future Anterior, Special Issue:

CONF: Seeking Transparency (Florence, 19-20 May 17)

Seeking Transparency: The Medieval Rock Crystals
International Conference

organized by Avinoam Shalem (Riggio Professor, Arts of Islam, Department of art history and Archaeology, Columbia University, NYC) and Cynthia Hahn (Professor of Art History, Department of Art and Art History, Hunter College, NYC)

Lecture - Dr Nourane ben Azzouna, "From Literature to Palaeography. Two Centuries of Research on Islamic Calligraphy," London, 26 April 2017

From: Rosalind Wade Haddon <>
Date: 24 April 2017
The Islamic Art Circle at SOAS, University of London, is delighted to announce that this month's speaker is Dr Nourane ben Azzouna, Associate Professor, University of Strasbourg, France, who will give an illustrated talk entitled 


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