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 events

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    Simon Rettig, The Calligrapher, the Painter, and the Patron: A New Perspective on the Freer Khusraw u Shirin (Hadassah and Daniel Khalili Memorial Lecture in Islamic Art and Culture)

    Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS


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    Charles Melville, The Splendid Eccentricity and Originality of the 'Big Head' Shahnama

    Pembroke College

    University of Cambridge, UK

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    AKPIA Lecture Series: Mounia Chekhab Abudaya, Ottoman Devotional Manuscripts: Study of a Corpus from the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

    Belfer Case Study Room, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S020

    Cambridge, MA

    5:30 pm

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  • Conference

    The “Three Empires” Redux: Islamic Interregionality in the Age of Modernity

    College Art Association Annual Conference

    Los Angeles Convention Center

    10:30 am

    Sponsored by HIAA


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