The Barakat Trust Grants 2023 Question and Answer Session 4 – English Only

The Barakat Trust Grant 2023 Question & Answer Session in English.  Monday 27 February 2023, 4 pm - 5 pm GMT. Join us for a question and answer session with the Director of The Barakat Trust, Seif El Rashidi on the Grants Programme 2023 and the application process. This Q&A [...]

The Barakat Trust Grants 2023 Question and Answer Session 3 – Arabic Only

The Barakat Trust Grants 2023 Question and Answer Session in Arabic. Sunday 26 February, 4 pm - 5pm GMT. Join us for a question and answer session with the Director of The Barakat Trust, Seif El Rashidi on the Grants Programme 2023 and the application process. This Q&A session will [...]

Congratulations New Grantee – Romolo Loreto

Congratulations to one of our 2022 grantees! We are thrilled to fund Romolo Loreto in his research. So what is the project? About the project: Since 2009 the Italian archaeological mission in Saudi Arabia has been carrying out archaeological research in Dumat al-Jandal. Since 2016 the study has focused [...]

Interview: The Archaeology of Islamic Sicily – with Angelo Castrorao Barba and the Superintendence of Palermo

Of all the important centres of the historic Islamic World, there is one region that many do not realise was ever Islamic at all: Sicily. We caught up with a recent grantee of The Barakat Trust, Angelo Castrorao Barba. Angelo has undertaken some particularly fascinating research with our grant, [...]

Congratulations New Grantee – Shahira Yatim

Congratulations to one of our 2022 grantees! We are thrilled to provide a scholarship to the exceptional Shahira Yatim and fund her studies with one of our annual studentship grants. So what is the course? About the grantee: Miss Yatim is a bright and promising student, whose world-class education The Barakat [...]

Congratulations New Grantee – Agnieszka Bystroń

Congratulations to one of our 2022 grantees! We are thrilled to fund Dr Agnieszka Bystroń for her research as she embarks on a promising career. So what is the project? Ceramic assemblage from Dr Bystroń's previous fieldwork at al-Zubārah in northern Qatar. About the project: Dr Bystroń's [...]

Congratulations New Grantee – The Kairouan Manuscript Project

Congratulations to one of our 2022 grantees! We are thrilled to fund The Kairouan Manuscript Project in their project. So what is the project? About the project: The Barakat Trust is proud to fund the Kairouan Manuscript Project for a second year so that they may continue their excellent three-year [...]

Olive Oil Empires: A new podcast with Anna Leone

Join Anna Leone for a tour through time as she explores life in North Africa from the Roman era to today. Find out how (olive) oil has been driving the world economy since antiquity, how you can tell a lot about a time period by its frying pans, and [...]

Congratulations New Grantee – Ignacio Arce

Congratulations to one of our 2022 grantees! We are thrilled to fund Dr Ignacio Arce of the Madrid School of Architecture, Spain. So what is the project? The project will thoroughly analyse architectural material from Qastal al Balqa. Excitingly, it seems to have been built from the remains of [...]

ALTERNATIVE MUSEUM OF THE SUDAN

The Alternative Museum of The Sudan is Amado’s first solo exhibition at Sulger Buel Gallery. It traces the findings of his five-year research into the buried histories of the people of the Sudan who were badly affected by colonialism and other interruptive external forces. His multimedia works revive the local stories and [...]

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