Eighth International Seminar on Decolonization, July 7- August 3, 2013, Library of Congress in Washington, DC.
Honor in Ottoman and Contemporary Mediterranean Societies:Controversies, Continuities, and New Directions, 21-23 March 2013 in Budapest
Sensing the Sacred: Religion and the Senses, 1300-1800
(The University of York, UK, 21-22 June 2013)
Confirmed keynote addresses from: Nicky Hallett (University of Sheffield) Matthew Milner (McGill University) & Chris Woolgar (University of Southampton)
Announcement ID: 196611
Jordan Language Academy
Our spring program (semester II) start on January 21st 2013, Summer I full immersion program starts on June 16th 2013, and Summer II starts on the 14th of July 2013.All are about 200 teaching hours expect for Summer II is 100 teaching hours.
JLA offers Cultural classes that are related to many different topics related to Arabic and Middle Eastern Issues including politics, archaeology, history, arts, social issues etc. We also offer Persian classes, Home-stay, volunteer work, field training in translation. For more information about any of the courses we offer, please click here to view our magazine and feel free to contact us at any time.
Looking forward to welcome you and your students at Jordan Language Academy.
Mrs Manal Dabit
Jordan Language Academy
God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth: Light in Islamic Art and Culture
5th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art
November 9-11, 2013
God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth
is a 3-day Symposium to be held at the historic Palazzo Steri in Palermo, Italy. The keynote address, Contemporary Islamic Art
, will be given by the acclaimed visual artist Shirin Neshat. The twelve speakers are all leading scholars in Islamic art and architecture in the United States, Europe and the Middle East; their presentations will investigate the topic of light from a wide range of perspectives, from the imagery of light in the Qur'an and in the literatures of the Islamic lands to light's role in buildings, paintings, and other works of art. Speakers include Ali Behdad, Barbara Brend, Anna Contadini, William Graham, Robert Hillenbrand, Renata Holod, Abdallah Kahil, Hakan Karateke, Elaheh Kheirandish, Susan Stronge, Wheeler Thackston and Oliver Watson.Travel fellowships
will be awarded to as many as 20 individuals who wish to attend the 5th Biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art. Fellowships will cover the cost of roundtrip travel to Palermo as well as lodging and meals during the symposium. Fellows will also be invited to attend special events, such as receptions and excursions.The Hamad bin Khalifa fellowships
are intended to enable junior and senior scholars at all levels to attend the symposium. Preference will be given to applicants from diverse backgrounds with longstanding research interests in Islamic art and architecture. Candidates must submit a completed application form online, a one-paragraph statement of interest, and a current Curriculum Vitae. Completed applications must be received by February 1, 2013. To download and submit application materials, visit the Symposium website, www.islamicartdoha.org
.God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth
is the fifth biennial Hamad bin Khalifa Symposium on Islamic Art, sponsored by Virginia Commonwealth School of the Arts, VCUQatar and the Qatar Foundation. Symposia were held in 2004 in Richmond, Virginia, in 2007 and in 2011 in Doha, Qatar and in 2009 in Cordoba, Spain. Since 2007, the proceedings of each Symposium are published by Yale University Press. Registration for God Is the Light of the Heavens and the Earth
is free and open to the public; advance registration is suggested as space is limited.
For more information, and to register, visit www.islamicartdoha.org
Bard Graduate Center - Seminar Series 2012-2013