Concise, critical reviews of books, exhibitions, and projects in all areas and periods of art history and visual studies

Islamic Art
Dissertations in Progress by Subject, 2016

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Açıkgöz, Ümit, “Global Locality, National Modernity: Negotiating Urban Politics in Early Republican Istanbul (1923–1949)” (Rice, S. Hamadeh)

Akhtar, Munazzah, “Interrogating the Dead Reassessing Samma Cultural Identity at the Necropolis of Makli, Thatta (1351–1521)” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright)

Alsubaie, Mohammad, “The Miqat of al-Juhfa: An Archaeological Study” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright)

Brey, Alexander, “The Caliph’s Prey: Hunting in the Visual Cultures of the Umayyad Empire” (Bryn Mawr, A. Walker)

Dimmig, Ashley “Making Modernity in Fabric Architecture: Imperial Tents in the Late Ottoman Period” (Michigan, C. Gruber)

Hatef Naiemi, Atri, “A Dialogue Between Friends and Foes: Transcultural Interactions in the Ilkhanid Capital Cities (1256–1335 AD)” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright)

Kazani, Zahra, “Magical Incantation or Scientific Ingenuity?: Recovering Meanings of Arabic Script Patterns in Medieval Islam” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright)

MacMurdie, Meekyung, “Geometric Medicine: Aniconism and Arab Painting” (Chicago, P. Berlekamp)

Nabavinejad, Behrang, “Images of the Simurgh in Persian Medieval Painting” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright, S.A. Welch)

Tutuncu, Filiz, “From Raqqa with Love: The Raqqa Excavations of the Ottoman Imperial Museum (1905–06 and 1908)” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright)

Yeganehfarzand, Hamed, “Ismaili Castles of the Quhistan Region, Iran: Origins and Characteristics” (University of Victoria, M. Milwright)