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The Barakat Trust Grants Awards Programme is Now Open

The Barakat Trust Grants Awards Programme is now open! The Barakat Trust’s grant applications programme for 2021  opened on 1 January 2021 and will close at midnight GMT on 31 March 2021. We look forward to receiving well-developed proposals for projects and initiatives that will help preserve the artistic, architectural [...]

Alessandro Ghidoni

Alessandro Ghidoni is a doctoral student at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, with a background in archaeology, experimental archaeology, ethnography and material culture studies. My research revolves around shipbuilding and seafaring in the Indian Ocean, with particular focus on early and middle Islamic sewn-plank watercraft. Alessandro Ghidoni [...]


Iman R. Abdulfattah

Iman R. Abdulfattah is a PhD Candidate in Islamic Art and Archaeology at Universität Bonn, writing her dissertation on the urban complex commissioned by the Mamluk Sultan al-Manṣūr Qalāwūn (r. 678-689/1279-1290) in Cairo. She also teaches courses on Islamic art and architecture at NYU's School of Professional Studies. Prior to [...]

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Agnieszka Dobrowolska

Agnieszka Dobrowolska graduated as an architect from Warsaw University of Technology in 1983. Since 1993, she has been living in Egypt and working as an architectural conservation practitioner and architect specialising in historic preservation, design in historical context, and museum and exhibition design. She is a director of ARCHiNOS Architecture and [...]

2022-03-07T16:01:09+00:00Tags: |

Scott Redford

Scott Redford is Nasser D. Khalili Professor of Islamic Art and Archaeology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He studies the Islamic art, architecture, archaeology, and epigraphy of the eastern Mediterranean in the medieval period (11-14th centuries). In 2002 and 2003, grants from the Barakat [...]

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