HIAA supports members all over the world, fostering collaboration between scholars and promoting the study and teaching of the art, architecture, and archaeology of Islamic cultures. Become a member today and enjoy exclusive benefits.


In an effort to broaden our membership and mindful of the financial hardships faced by scholars and students of Islamic art, HIAA offers free membership, valid until November 1, 2022. To start a free membership, please fill out this form

[For existing members, we offer the equivalent period of membership free of charge, following the expiration of their current membership.]

We welcome those who can join with a contribution and invite you to consider becoming sustaining members. You can renew or sign up here: 

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Member benefits

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 the annual CAA conference, HIAA-affiliated panels at MESA, CAA, and other major international conferences, and HIAA’s own 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.