This two-day online course introduces participants to Muslim architecture in Sub-Saharan Africa. Following an introduction on Islamic architecture and mosques, the first session will explore mosques in West Africa, from the Sahara to the tropical forests. The second session will look at the mosques in East Africa, from the Nile [...]
The History and Archaeology of the Islamic and Crusader Periods: Some Reflections on Methods and Methodologies of Research
This 3-days workshop, organized by Micaela Sinibaldi for the University of Shanghai, explores the topic of methods and methodologies of research for the study of the history of the Islamic and Crusader periods, with a focus on the material sources. The speakers will report on their projects, highlighting how the [...]
Islamic Heritage through the Lens of Scholarly Archives: New Perspectives in Islamic Art and Archaeology
International Conference. Islamic Heritage through the Lens of Scholarly Archives: New Perspectives in Islamic Art and Archaeology Musée du Louvre & Sorbonne Université, Paris October 3-4, 2019 This international conference will explore the contribution of scholarly archives (photographic collections, notes, field notebooks, correspondences, unpublished book drafts etc.) to the study [...]
Dr Micaela Sinibaldi, director of the archaeological excavations taking place in al-Baydha, Jordan, supported by The Barakat Trust is interviewed in Jordan Times. Read the article here. Image courtesy of Dr. Micaela Sinibaldi.