Call for Chapter Contributors: Windows into the Medieval Mediterranean

Contributors are sought for an edited collection, under contract with publishers Taylor and Francis, that illuminates the many worlds of the Medieval Mediterranean, from 470 to 1350, as a space both geographically unified between East and West around a single body of water, and simultaneously a region of great cultural, political, economic, religious, and linguistic diversity.

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

The Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500 CE).

In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award its first biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas, in November, 2018. Dissertations filed and defended between June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2018, will be eligible for this year’s prize.

Announcement & Call for Submissions - 2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

2018 Middle East Medievalists Dissertation Prize

The Board of Directors of Middle East Medievalists (MEM) is pleased to announce its inaugural prize for best dissertation on the medieval Middle East (500-1500 CE).

In an effort to recognize excellent doctoral research in the field, MEM will award its first biennial prize at the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas, in November, 2018. Dissertations filed and defended between June 30, 2016, and June 30, 2018, will be eligible for this year’s prize.

Publication announcement: Le waqf de la mosquée des Omeyyades de Damas. Le manuscrit ottoman d'un inventaire mamelouk établi en 816/1413

Dear colleagues,

we are pleased to announce the publication of Le waqf de la mosquée des Omeyyades de Damas. Le manuscrit ottoman d'un inventaire mamelouk établi en 816/1413 (Presses de l'Ifpo, Feb. 2018). Complete information is available on the Presses de l'Ifpo website.

Lecture - Globalism Before Europe? Arabia, India and the Architecture of Medieval Ethiopia, Finbarr Barry Flood (16 November, Harvard)


2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents
Thursday November 16, 2017
“Globalism Before Europe? Arabia, India and the Architecture of Medieval Ethiopia”
Finbarr Barry Flood
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of the Humanities, Institute of Fine Arts and Department of Art History, New York University
Harvard University
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S010, Cambridge, MA
5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents

 

October 5, 2017

Keelan Overton, Independent Scholar

“The St. Andrews Qur’an Ongoing: Intervention and Biography between Iran and India”

Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street, Cambridge, MA

 

October 19, 2017

Helen Philon, Independent Scholar

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