Churchill College is holding a conference on ‘The British Empire and the Turkish Republic in the 1920s and 30s‘ from 31 March – 1 April 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 7 January 2017. The Programme will be added as soon as it is available.
The University of Zürich is holding a conference on ‘A l’Orientale – Collecting, Displaying and Appropriating Islamic Art and Architecture in the 19th and early 20th centuries‘ from 4-6 May 2017. The Programme will be added as soon as it is available.
The University of Zürich in cooperation with the German Archaeological Institute in Madrid is holding a conference on ‘Islamic Art History and Archaeology in Crisis? Challenges and New Perspectives‘ from 12-14 January 2017.
Volume 99 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘The First World War as remembered in the countries of the Eastern Mediterranean‘ ed. by Olaf Farschid, Manfred Kropp and Stephan Dähne is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.
The Ancient India & Iran Trust is hosting a lecture on ‘Qajar nostalgia: Achaemenid and Sassanian themes in Qajar tilework and related themes‘ on 2 December 2016, 5:30pm.
Volume 109 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien, ‘Journey to the Sublime Porte : the Arabic memoir of a Sharifian agent’s diplomatic mission to the ottoman imperial court in the era of Suleyman the Magnificent ; the relevant text from Quṭb al-Dīn al-Nahrawālī’s al-Fawāʾid al-sanīyah fī al-riḥlah al-Madanīyah wa al-Rūmīyah‘ ed. by Richard Blackburn is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.