About Mick Denton

Over 30 years of experience in the public and voluntary sector, supporting a wide range of voluntary organisations and groups to achieve future sustainability. 20 years of consultancy advice related to organisational and strategic development of charities and social enterprises, enabling them to achieve their full potential through engagement, facilitation and strategic planning as well as a focus on change and transformation management. Mick is a Full Certificated Member MInstF (Cert) of the professional body, the Institute of Fundraising, Member of the Consultants for Good network and Lloyds Bank Foundation consultant. He has a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Professional Diploma in Management from the Open University Business School, UK.

Independent Evaluator – Hands on Islamic Art Heritage Lottery Project

Independent Evaluator Hands on Islamic Art Heritage Lottery Project The Brief Project Evaluator/Evaluation Team for the evaluation of a three-year heritage project called “Hands On Islamic Art”. The project is funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, and is to be delivered by The Barakat Trust. We are [...]

Independent Evaluator – Hands on Islamic Art Heritage Lottery Project2022-05-12T13:22:13+01:00

Working in an Indian Archive: Indo-Persian Documents

Grantee: Hallie Nell Swanson In summer 2019, with the support of The Barakat Trust’s Barakat Postgraduate Student & Early Career Award, I travelled to Hyderabad to take part in the “Working in an Indian Archive” Indo-Persian Summer School, a workshop focused on reading Indo-Persian manuscripts, run by the University [...]

Working in an Indian Archive: Indo-Persian Documents2022-05-03T09:20:48+01:00

Hallie Swanson

Hallie is a third-year PhD student in the Religious Studies department at the University of Pennsylvania, specializing in Islam in South Asia. She holds an MSc in Modern South Asian Studies from the University of Oxford and a BA (Honors) in Comparative Literature and Society from Columbia University. She [...]

Hallie Swanson2022-04-13T10:21:23+01:00

Kirsten Scheid

Kirsten Scheid is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the American University of Beirut and Affiliated Faculty in the Department of Fine Arts and Art History. She researches Imagination; Islamic and Arabic Theories of Visuality; and Modern and Contemporary Art between cultural junctures, especially in the Middle East and North [...]

Kirsten Scheid2022-03-24T15:59:45+00:00

Fantasmic Objects: Art and Sociality from Lebanon, 1920-1950

Joining an emergent literature of “local art histories,” Fantasmic Objects offers the first English-language study of modern art in Lebanon. It is, moreover, the first study of Lebanon through art. An historical ethnography of “art acts” which played a significant role in co-founding the nation during French occupation (1920-1950), [...]

Fantasmic Objects: Art and Sociality from Lebanon, 1920-19502022-03-23T16:02:08+00:00

The Altajir Trust

The Altajir Trust is a UK based charitable incorporated organisation (CIO), registered charity no. 1159070. The Trust supports exhibitions, publications, educational activities and other programmes related to Islamic culture and history and Muslim - Christian relations. The Altajir Trust was founded by His Excellency Mohamed Mahdi Altajir and is financed [...]

The Altajir Trust2022-03-07T11:55:38+00:00

Aga Khan Trust for Culture

The Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) focusses on the physical, social, cultural and economic revitalisation of communities in the developing world.  It includes the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, the Aga Khan Historic Cities Programme, the Aga Khan Music Initiative, the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, Canada, the [...]

Aga Khan Trust for Culture2022-03-04T13:17:56+00:00

An Archaeological Study of the Impact of Islam on Domestic Architecture of Surame, Nigeria

The concern of this research is to reconstruct the inward orientation of space within the domestic architecture of Surame. The traditional domestic and by extension, the community environments are some of the important archaeological material manifestations of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa. Between January 7-February 3, 2022, this author conducted [...]

An Archaeological Study of the Impact of Islam on Domestic Architecture of Surame, Nigeria2022-03-02T14:57:43+00:00
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