Projects2018-12-19T15:31:54+01:00

Projects

The Barakat Trust has funded a unique collection of research and projects over the last 30 years, which needs to be collated and archived. We are currently trying to fundraise to develop a digital collection and educational pack to make this research available to the public.

To find out more about some of our projects and their outputs please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

  • Miniatures and Noble Sports

Kids Camp: Islamic Miniatures & Noble Sports

Our Kids Camp: Islamic Miniatures & Noble Sports workshops introduced young children in London to the wonderful world of Islamic miniatures and the noble sports of the golden age of the Islamic. The educational materials and workshops were funded by Amal and the Royal Borough of Kensington's Grenfell Fund.   [...]

Nader Sayadi

Nader Sayadi is a PhD candidate in Art History at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a specialist in Islamic art, architectural, and urban history with a concentration on early modern global economic history. Having an academic and professional background in historic preservation and architectural design, Nader has [...]

  • The Islamic Bayda Project

Islamic Baydha Archaeological Excavation Video

    Enjoy the video of the Islamic Baydha Archaeological Excavation Project in Petra, Jordan supported by The Barakat Trust. The Islamic Bayda Project includes a training programme in archaeological fieldwork, designed for Jordanian and international trainees.

  • Hadramut04819

Hamida Alireza, Founding Barakat Trustee Receives the Saudi-British Society Rawabi Holdings Award

The Barakat Trust is proud to announce that Ms Hamida Alireza, one its founding trustees, received the Rawabi Holding Award from the Saudi-British Society, on Wednesday February 20th, at the Institute of Directors, London. The Rawabi Holding Awards are made annually to one Saudi and one British citizen for making [...]

Dr Olga Bush

Dr Olga Bush is a scholar of Islamic art and architecture, whose research interests engage interdisciplinary methods and theoretical issues in a wide variety of topics ranging from the relationship of poetry to architecture in medieval Muslim aesthetics to nineteenth-century European and American Orientalism, to patronage of the arts in twentieth-century [...]

Educational Grant Report

In this short report I would like to give some details on the advanced seminar I took at the Fondazione Art della Seta Lisio, Florence with the aid of a Barakat Trust educational grant. The course was taught by the renowned textiles technologist, Thessy Schönholzer Nichols, who has worked for [...]

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