The Historians of Islamic Art Association (or HIAA) is dedicated to promoting the study and teaching of the art, architecture and archaeology of Islamic cultures world-wide. HIAA also connects colleagues engaged in scholarly and professional activities related to Islamic art, and provides information about current programs and resources vital to the field’s continued development.

Learn more about HIAA and if you’re not currently a member, we invite you to join us.

Upcoming HIAA Symposia

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    2018 Biennial Symposium

    Border Crossing

    • Yale University
    • New Haven, CT
    • 10.24–10.26.18

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Upcoming events

  • Lecture

    Walter B. Denny, The Ottomans in Italy

    The Aga Khan Museum


    1:00 pm

  • Conference

    Venice Biennale and the Arab World

    Venice Ca' Foscari


  • Lecture

    Sami de Giosa, A Return to Arabian Art and Architecture in Cairo at the Beginning of the 20th Century: The Patronage of Prince Mohammed Ali Tewfik

    MBI Ali Jaber Building, SOAS


    5:30 pm

  • Lecture

    Pedram Khosronejad, Royal Lens: Nasser al-Din Shah and the People of his Harem

    University of California

    Santa Barbara

    1:30 pm

  • Lecture

    AKPIA Lecture Series: Helen Philon, Architecture on the Edge of the Muslim World: The Deccan during the 14th and 15th centuries

    Real Colegio Complutense, 26 Trowbridge Street

    Cambridge, MA

    5:30 pm

  • Exhibition

    Behaglich: Teppiche in indischen Miniaturmalereien

    Museum für Islamische Kunst



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