Summer course: “Romanization and Islamization in the Western Mediterranean”, Casa Árabe, Córdoba, Monday 23– Saturday 28 July 2020

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″

CFP: Orientalism and Spain in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Edinburgh, April 2016

Call for Papers: Orientalism and Spain in the 19th and 20th Centuries Association of Art Historians University of Edinburgh 7-9 April 2016 Convened by Claudia Hopkins (University of Edinburgh) and Anna McSweeney (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London) Spain represents a unique and fertile context in which to explore attitudes to theContinue reading “CFP: Orientalism and Spain in the 19th and 20th Centuries, Edinburgh, 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″