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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 [...]


Launch of Hands on Islamic Arts UK Grants

Launch of Hands on Islamic Arts UK Grants Fostering Inclusiveness and understanding through community engagement with Islamic art heritage in the United Kingdom The Barakat Trust has recently received a grant from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to create this new grant category. This category will offer [...]


Aliyu Adamu Isa

Aliyu Adamu Isa is a Lecturer in the Department and Heritage Studies, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria. He has worked as archaeologist II, at the National Commission for Museums and Monuments (NCMM), Nigeria. My station, the Nok museum, under the partnership of Goethe Universität, Frankfurt, Germany, was at the centre of [...]


The excavation of the Islamic historical core of Dumat al-Jandal (ad-Dira’ district)

BRIEF FINAL REPORT season 2021 Introduction The project, as part of the Italian Archaeological Mission in Saudi Arabia (season 2021), took place from 10/17/2021 to 11/19/2021, proceeding with both the archaeological research and excavation work and the restoration work for the immediate consolidation of the structures excavated inside the Dūmat [...]


The Barakat Trust’s Grants 2022 are now open!

The Barakat Trust’s grant applications programme for 2022 opened on 1 January 2022 and will close at midnight GMT on 31 March 2022. No applications received after that date will be considered. Applicants will be informed of The Barakat Trust’s decision at the end of May 2022 (a month later than [...]


Eloïse Brac de la Perrière

Eloïse Brac de la Perrière is Professor of Islamic Art at Sorbonne University. She has devoted several studies to manuscripts in Sultanate India, including L’art du livre dans l’Inde des sultanats (2008) and Le Coran de Gwalior. Polysémie d’un manuscript à peintures (2016). She has led a research program about [...]

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