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.
Islam and Creativity in Popular Culture - Online Short Course, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
This is a three-day online course that addresses the many new expressions of mass mediated creative arts that make reference to Islam. These expressions may be motivated by a wish to express an Islamic interpretation or spirituality, but they may also be for other reasons, such as from anti-racism or…
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.
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.
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.