SOAS University of London: History of Art and Architecture of the Islamic Middle East

InstitutionSOAS University of London View institution profile
Department Art and Archaeology
Web www.soas.ac.uk
Email study@soas.ac.uk
Telephone 020 7898 4700
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme covers an area stretching from Islamic Spain through the Arab countries, Turkey, Iran, and Central Asia in diverse historical periods; it offers courses dealing with particular regions or categories of art such as Fatimid art and architecture, Arab, Persian, and Turkish painting, Mamluk architecture, and applied arts and architecture of Ottoman Egypt and Syria; various archaeological issues of the Islamic Middle East are also covered; the programme also engages with trans-regional topics that extend beyond the Middle East, such as the illumination of the Qur'an, and cultural and artistic relationships between the Islamic Middle East and Europe.

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