Funding: I.M. Pei Graduate Scholarship in Islamic Art and Architecture (Oxford)

The Khalili Research Centre (University of Oxford) is offering a fully-funded graduate scholarship from the beginning of the academic year 2019–2020 for a student undertaking either doctoral research or a combined four-year programme consisting of a Master’s course proceeding to a D.Phil. The Scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit and potential. TheContinue reading “Funding: I.M. Pei Graduate Scholarship in Islamic Art and Architecture (Oxford)”

New Online Resource: Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin

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. BetweenContinue reading “New Online Resource: Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin”

CFP: Islamic Art – Mudejar Art (Cordoba, 18-20 November 2016)

CFP: Islamic Art – Mudejar Art (Córdoba, Casa Arabe, 18-20 November 2016) Deadline: 30 April 2016 Artistic Dialogue during the Middle Ages. Islamic Art – Mudéjar Art International Conference Casa Arabe, Córdoba Organized by: Prof. Dr. Alberto León (Universidad de Córdoba), Prof. Dr. Francine Giese (Universität Zürich) The research about Spain’s medieval cultural heritage hasContinue reading “CFP: Islamic Art – Mudejar Art (Cordoba, 18-20 November 2016)”

Call for Papers: Spain and Orientalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – Association of Art Historians conference (Edinburgh, 7-9 April 2016)

Spain represents a unique and fertile context in which to explore attitudes to the art and culture of the Islamic world. Spain was routinely ‘orientalised’ by northern European cultures in the 19th century, as foreign visitors indulged in oriental reveries when reflecting on Spain’s Islamic past (711–1492) and admiring its ‘Moorish’ remains at the AlhambraContinue reading “Call for Papers: Spain and Orientalism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries – Association of Art Historians conference (Edinburgh, 7-9 April 2016)”

Anna McSweeney : “Arthur von Gwinner and the Alhambra cupola in Berlin”, 7 May 2015

RESEARCH SEMINAR IN ISLAMIC ART Department of the History of Art & Archaeology SOAS, University of London Anna McSweeney on “Arthur von Gwinner and the Alhambra Cupola in Berlin” Thursday 7 May 2015 5.30pm in Room B111 (Brunei Building) Abstract: One of the jewels in the collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in BerlinContinue reading “Anna McSweeney : “Arthur von Gwinner and the Alhambra cupola in Berlin”, 7 May 2015″