The Historians of Islamic Art Association (or HIAA) is dedicated to promoting the study and teaching of the art, architecture and archaeology of Islamic cultures world-wide. HIAA also connects colleagues engaged in scholarly and professional activities related to Islamic art, and provides information about current programs and resources vital to the field’s continued development.

Learn more about HIAA and if you’re not currently a member, we invite you to join us.

Upcoming events

Art Speaks (Back)

HIAA Biennial Symposium

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Connect with colleagues

Access a members-only directory with the names and contact information of HIAA members worldwide.

Participate in HIAA events

Participate in HIAA’s program of scholarly meetings, including the Majlis held in conjunction with annual MESA meetings, HIAA-affiliated panels at CAA and other major international conferences, and HIAA’s own Biennial Symposia. Members also receive discounted registration to the Biennial Symposia.

Apply for HIAA fellowships and prizes

Members are eligible to apply for the Grabar grants and fellowships and the annual Margaret B. Ševčenko Prize in Islamic Art and Culture.

Stay current

Read members-only news to keep abreast of members’ professional and academic activities, including appointments, honors and awards, research projects, fieldwork, lectures, publications, and more.

Discover opportunities

Access a members-only compilation of current job and position openings, fellowship and grant possibilities, updated on a regular basis.

Save on academic titles

HIAA members receive a discount on select titles and series from Brill.

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