New Publication: The Hidden Life of Textiles in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean: Contexts and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Islamic, Latinate and Eastern Christian Worlds, edited by Nikolaos Vryzidis

The book contains published papers of the conference ‘Textiles & Identity in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean: Paradigms of Contexts and Cross-Cultural Exchanges’ of the British School at Athens held at the (Benaki) Museum of Islamic Art in 2016, as well as some new contributions. The focus in this wide-ranging collection of studies by keyContinue reading “New Publication: The Hidden Life of Textiles in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean: Contexts and Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Islamic, Latinate and Eastern Christian Worlds, edited by Nikolaos Vryzidis”

Job: Curator in Islamic Art at Museum Fünf Kontinente, Munich

Museum Fünf Kontinente, Maximilianstraße 42, 80538 München Application deadline: Jun 24, 2018 Das Museum Fünf Kontinente wurde 1862 als erstes ethnologisches Museum in Deutschland gegründet. Innerhalb der vielfältigen Münchner Museumslandschaft bietet es durch seine hier bewahrten und kontinuierlich erweiterten Sammlungen einen einzigartigen Zugang zum kulturellen Reichtum der Menschen in aller Welt.

Resources: Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online

The Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now provides access to more than 11.000 objects online on its website. This is a fundamental milestone in the accessibility of the museum collection and would not have been possible without the generosity of Yousef Jameel, Hon. LHD, a private supporter of the arts, education, and research. YousefContinue reading “Resources: Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online”

Call for Papers: Negotiation the Past. Islamic Heritage in Italy and Spain – Venice 1-2/02/2019 (Deadline 30/04/2018)

The conference will focus on the discussion about the Islamic heritage in Italy and Spain and its later reception in the post-Islamic context. Sharing an Islamic past, both countries display this heritage in different ways through art and architecture. As cultural contact zones, Italy and Spain had a rich Islamic tradition, which has been adoptedContinue reading “Call for Papers: Negotiation the Past. Islamic Heritage in Italy and Spain – Venice 1-2/02/2019 (Deadline 30/04/2018)”

Job: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, University of California, Riverside,

Job: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, University of California, Riverside Deadline: Dec 1, 2017 Starting Date: July 1, 2018 Salary: Commensurate with education and experience Application Procedure: The Department of the History of Art at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor in ArtContinue reading “Job: Assistant Professor of Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World, University of California, Riverside,”

Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018

Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS, London: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018 All lectures begin at 7.00 p.m. in the Khalili Lecture Theatre (Main School Lecture Theatre) –  unless indicated otherwise – Philips Building, SOAS, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London, WC1H 0XG   11 October 2017: The Palace of Pedro I in Seville, ‘very much like the residence ofContinue reading “Islamic Art Circle @ SOAS: Lecture Programme, 2017/2018”

Job: Post-Graduate Fellow, Art of the Islamic Worlds, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA

Job: Post-Graduate Fellow, Art of the Islamic Worlds, MFAH, Houston Deadline: 19 November 2017 Title: Post-Graduate Fellow, Art of the Islamic Worlds Reports To: Curator, Art of the Islamic Worlds Pay Type: Full-Time, Regular, Exempt, 35 hrs/week Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Education Benefits: Group Medical and Dental Insurance, Life and Long Term Disability Insurance, RetirementContinue reading “Job: Post-Graduate Fellow, Art of the Islamic Worlds, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA”

KRC RESEARCH SEMINARS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC WEST

Tuesdays, 2 PM, KRC Lecture Room 3 St John St, Oxford OX1 2LG THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC WEST   25 April:ʿAlā fuwīr Tuṭīla. Bilingual contracts and written culture during the Christian conquest of al-Andalus Mr Rodrigo García-Velasco Bernal • University of Cambridge • 2 May:The origins of royal funerary architecture in al-MaghribContinue reading “KRC RESEARCH SEMINARS: THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND MATERIAL CULTURE OF THE MEDIEVAL ISLAMIC WEST”

Jobs

Lebanese American University – Visiting faculty, Islamic Art & Architecture http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53872 Occidental College – ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN THE HISTORY OF ART OF ASIA http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53766 University of California – Riverside – Assistant Professor in Art and Material Culture of the Islamic World http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=54054 Swarthmore College – Assistant Professor of Architectural History http://www.h-net.org/jobs/job_display.php?id=53811

Conference: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages (Cordoba, 18-19 Nov 2016)

Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art International Conference Casa Árabe, Calle de Samuel de los Santos Gener, 9, 14003 Córdoba, November 18 – 19, 2016 Registration deadline: Nov 13, 2016 Organized by: Prof. Dr. Alberto León (Universidad de Córdoba), Prof. Dr. Francine Giese (University of Zurich), Casa Árabe de Córdoba For programmeContinue reading “Conference: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages (Cordoba, 18-19 Nov 2016)”