Thanks to the generosity of the ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship, I have made significant progress in the first year of my PhD at the University of York’s History of Art department. My thesis is titled “From Umayyad Madinat al-Zahra to Almohad Seville: The Reuse of Architectural Spolia in al-Andalus during the 12th century” and is supervisedContinue reading “ARTES-CEEH PhD Scholarship Report 2021: Nausheen Hoosein”
Specialists from different academic institutions will guide a select group of students in a series of seminar-style intensive classes throughout a week-long course. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVESThe image above speaks for itself: in the background, built as the Friday Mosque of Cordoba, an extraordinary example of medieval Arab architecture and a popular tourist destination, which isContinue reading “Summer course: “Romanization and Islamization in the Western Mediterranean”, Casa Árabe, Córdoba, Monday 23– Saturday 28 July 2020″
Islamic Art Circle Lecture: The Hadassah and Daniel Khalili Memorial Lecture in Islamic Art and Culture, Dr Heather Ecker, ‘The First Congregational Mosque of Córdoba’, 15 January 2020, 7–9pm, Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOASClick here for more information.
Islamic Art Circle Lecture: Professor Luis José García-Pulido, ‘Water to Create a Paradise on Earth. The Alhambra and its Hydraulic Supply System’, SOAS, 4 December 2019, Paul Webley Wing (Senate House), Wolfson Lecture Theatre, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Click here for more information.
IUAV, Venice, February 1 – 02, 2019 Negotiating the Past. Islamic Heritage in Italy and Spain International Conference, Venice Organizers: Prof. Dr. Guido Zucconi (IUAV) / Prof. Dr. Francine Giese (UZH) / Prof. Dr. Juan Calatrava (UGR) / Dr. Ariane Varela Braga (UZH) Friday 1 February 2019, Palazzo Badoer, Santa Croce 2468, Venice 9.00 Welcome and registrationContinue reading “Conference: Islamic Heritage in Italy and Spain, Venice, 1–2 Feb 2019”
Venue: Senate House, Bedford Room 37 (8th Nov); Bush House, KCL S2.01 and Instituto Cervantes (9th Nov) Keynote speakers: Prof Trevor Dadson and Dr Alexander Samson During the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, minorities in the Iberian peninsula experienced both peaceful coexistence and, at times, violent intolerance. But despite restrictions, persecutions, and forced conversions, extensiveContinue reading “Conference: Iberian (In)tolerance: Minorities, Cultural Exchanges and Social Exclusion in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Era, London, November 8–9, 2018”
Roda da Fortuna. Revista Eletrônica sobre Antiguidade e Medievo (Electronic Journal about Antiquity and Middle Ages) seeks submission for a thematic dossier, “The Iberian Peninsula under Debate: Historiography, Cultural Encounters and Identities (5th-16th centuries).” Heiress of the Hispanic-Visigothic tradition, the territorial organization of the Iberian Peninsula was the result of a singular historicalContinue reading “Call for Articles: The Iberian Peninsula under Debate: Historiography, Cultural Encounters and Identities (5th-16th centuries)”
Post-doc: 3 position, 3-year contracts, ERC Advanced project 740618: The origin and early development of philosophy in tenth-century al-Andalus: the impact of ill-defined materials and channels of transmission (2017-2022), Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium Deadline: 10 November 2017 PhilAnd is a five-year Advanced ERC project to start in October 2017 at the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) under theContinue reading “Post-doc: 3 positions at the University of Louvain, ‘The origin and early development of philosophy in tenth-century al-Andalus: the impact of ill-defined materials and channels of transmission’”
CFP: The Artistic Heritage of al-Andalus (Berlin, 27-28 Oct 17) Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, October 27 – 28, 2017 Deadline: 28 February 2017 The distinction between own and foreign culture plays a pivotal role in the making of religious, ethnic, and national identities. This was demonstrated by Bernd Roeck in his 2007 introduction to the forth volume inContinue reading “CFP: The Artistic Heritage of al-Andalus (Berlin, October 2017)”
3rd Islamic Archaeology Day 2017 (Jointly hosted by SOAS and UCL) Saturday, 28 January 2017 UCL Institute of Archaeology, Room 612 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY Includes talks on al-Andalus! We invite you to register online at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/islamic-archaeology-day-2017-tickets-2953…. The registration fee of £10 (£5 for students) will cover lunch, refreshments and a wine reception.Continue reading “Workshop – Islamic Archaeology Day (28 January 2017, London)”