A selection of reports on the archaeology projects

Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem

Lawrence Nees is the current H.Fletcher Brown Chair of Humanities holder at the University of Delaware. He received a  grant from the Trust to help publish his book Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem which was released in 2016. His book is a very detailed yet also user friendly [...]

Perspectives on Early Islamic Art in Jerusalem2019-07-24T12:34:06+01:00

International Training Programme 2014

International Training Programme 2014: Interim report   In 2014 the British Museum, in collaboration with seven UK partner museums, hosted 21 museum and heritage professionals from 12 countries on the ninth International Training Programme (ITP). The programme was tailored around group sessions which covered a whole range of museum activities [...]

International Training Programme 20142019-07-08T11:41:44+01:00

CRESWELL’s CAIRO PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE V&A

A publication composed in March 2017 to accompany the Creswell Photographic Archive at the Victoria and Albert Museum in Kensington, London. Grantee: Omniya Abdel Barr, researcher at the V&A Museum About the publication: It provides a catalogue, digitisation and extensive data cross referencing. The publication seeks to allow this important [...]

CRESWELL’s CAIRO PHOTOGRAPHS AT THE V&A2019-07-08T11:42:53+01:00

“Mamluk Patronage: An Expansion of a Traditional Concept.”

Iman R. Abdulfattah, Doctoral candidate in Islamic Art and Archaeology at the University of Bonn The grantee is well acquainted with the School of Mamluk Studies (SMS). It was created in 2014 to foster and promote a greater awareness of the Mamluk sultanate. As well as to provide junior and [...]

“Mamluk Patronage: An Expansion of a Traditional Concept.”2019-07-08T11:12:07+01:00

Ornament and space in the Islamic architecture of southeast Europe, 15th-19th centuries

In 2012 the Barakat Trust gave a grant to Dr Maximilian Hartmuth, Professor of Art History at the University of Vienna. His research project was predicated upon delving deeper into the Islamic architectural heritage of Southeast Europe. Paradoxically whilst it has close proximity to International centres of research and its [...]

Ornament and space in the Islamic architecture of southeast Europe, 15th-19th centuries2020-06-02T09:42:50+01:00

Djarawa

In 2012 the Barakat Trust gave a grant to Caroline Goodson, Ms Corisande Fenwick, Professor Hassan Limane and other experts to help them travel to Djarawa, Eastern Morocco. The purpose of the visit was to fieldwalk the site and the surrounding area and test the chronology of the site. Whilst [...]

Djarawa2019-09-18T12:33:32+01:00

The Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin

In 2012 the Barakat Trust gave a grant to the Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin. The exhibition was titled "Vorsicht Glas! Zerbrechliche Kunst 700-2010". It was dedicated to 1,400 years of creative and diverse treatment of glass in the Middle East. The material qualities of the glass emanating from its [...]

The Museum of Islamic Art, Berlin2019-09-18T12:23:34+01:00

North American Textile Conservation Conference

In 2012 the Barakat Trust gave a grant to Annette Beselin to help her attend the 8th annual North American Textile Conservation Conference from the 8th of November to the 11th held in Oaxaca, Mexico. The conference titled "Plying the Trades: Pulling Together in the 21st Century" explored the various [...]

North American Textile Conservation Conference2019-09-18T12:56:32+01:00
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