Sharing an Islamic past, both countries display this heritage in different ways through art and architecture. As cultural contact zones, Italy and Spain had a rich Islamic tradition, which has been adopted in the medieval Norman and Mudéjar artistic production.
The University of Vienna is hosting the conference ‘Reassessing Nineteenth-Century Art in Islamic Countries‘ from 6-8 July 2017. The Programme will be added as soon as it is available.
The 46th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS) ‘Muslims and the City‘ will take place on 29 September 2017. The Programme will be added as soon as it is available.
Al-Hakawati is an Arabic Cultural Trust working similar to a public library. It includes titles on folktales, fairy tales and myths of the Arabic and Islamic Culture as well as biographies, artists and art, architecture, environment and religion.
The Staatlichen Museen Berlin are showing an exhibition on ‘Das Erbe der Alten Könige‘ from 15 November 2016 until 2 April 2017, focussing on the development of Islamic Art and its origins.
The exhibition will open on 14 November, 7 p.m.
The Pergamon museum is showing the Persian heritage in Islam by looking at Ktesiphon. The exhibition is open daily, Mo, Tu, We, Fr 10a.m.-6p.m., Thu 10a.m.-8p.m. and Sa and Su 10a.m.-6p.m.
Volume 61 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘Bamberger Symposium: Rezeption in der islamischen Kunst : vom 26.6. – 28.6.1992‘, ed. by Barbara Finster, Ch. Fragner and H. Hafenrichter is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.