About a millennium ago, in Cairo, someone completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, our unknown author guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands, features and inhabitants.
Call for Submissions: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval ManuscriptsDeadline Deadline: December 1, 2017 Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts Volume editors: Joseph Salvatore Ackley and Shannon L. Wearing Deadline for submitting a proposal (500 words) and brief bio: 1 December 2017 Notification of submission status: 15Continue reading “CFP: Edited volume: Illuminating Metalwork: Metal, Object, and Image in Medieval Manuscripts”
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”
Call for Papers: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art, Córdoba, Casa Arabe, November 18 – 20, 2016 Deadline: Apr 30, 2016 The research about Spain’s medieval cultural heritage has experienced a great development in the last centuries. With the reassessment of the legacy of al-Andalus and of the Reign of Castile andContinue reading “CFP: Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art”
The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London October 20-22, 2016 Regionality: looking for the local in the arts of Islam The Fifth Biennial Conference of the Historians of Islamic Art Association will take place at The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, from October 20th to October 22nd, 2016. The Courtauld Institute of Art isContinue reading “HISTORIANS OF ISLAMIC ART ASSOCIATION 2016 Biennial Conference”
The Department of History at Claremont McKenna College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern/Islamic History. The successful candidate should be prepared to teach an introductory course on the history of Islam in the pre-1500 world and a continuing survey course that concludes with theContinue reading “Job: Visiting Position Middle Eastern /Islamic History, Claremont McKenna College”
University of Kansas, Kress Foundation Department of Art History Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. Early Medieval, Byzantine, or Islamic art The Kress Foundation Department of Art History at the University of Kansas seeks a tenure- track Assistant Professor specializing in the history of the visual arts of the Middle Ages with strength in early Medieval, Byzantine,Continue reading “Job: Assistant Professor, University of Kansas”