IJIA Volume 5, Number 2 (2016)

This collection contains abstracts for the research articles in International Journal of Islamic Architecture, Volume 5, Number 2 (2016). To access the abstracts, click the orange "view the collections" button.


Full contents of Volume 5, Number 2

Editorials:

  1. Watenpaugh, Heghnar Zeitlian. "Cultural Heritage and the Arab Spring: War over Culture, Culture of War and Culture War." pp. 245-263.

Research articles:

  1. Rabbat, Nasser. "Heritage as a Right: Heritage and the Arab Spring." pp.  267-278. 
  2. Elshahed, Mohamed. "‘Cairo Ring Road’: Anthony Hamboussi’s Poetic Survey of an Urban Topography." pp. 279-300. 
  3. Adra, Najwa. "Tribal Mediation and Empowered Women: Potential Contributions of Heritage to National Development in Yemen." pp. 301-337. 
  4. De Cesari, Chiara. "Ottonostalgias and Urban Apartheid." pp. 339-357. 
  5. Çayli, Eray. "Inheriting Dispossession, Mobilizing Vulnerability: Heritage amid Protest in Contemporary Turkey." pp. 359-378. 
  6. Al Quntar, Salam and Brian I. Daniels. "Responses to the Destruction of Syrian Cultural Heritage: A Critical Review of Current Efforts." pp. 381-397.

Book reviews:

  1. Shorto, Sylvia. Review of World Heritage, Urban Design And Tourism: Three Cities in the Middle East, by Luna Khirfan; and The Politics and Practices of Cultural Heritage in the Middle East: Positioning the Material Past in Contemporary Societies, by Rami Daher And Irene Maffi.  pp. 401-404.
  2. Pancaroglu, Oya. Review of Rayy: From Its Origins to the Mongol Invasions: An Archaeological and Historiographical Study, by Rocco Rante. pp. 405-407. 
  3. McClary, Richard Piran. Review of Legends of Authority: The 1215 Seljuk Inscriptions of Sinop Citadel, Turkey, by Scott Redford. pp. 407-409. 
  4. Gardner, Andrew. Review of Demystifying Doha: On Architecture and Urbanism in an Emerging City, by Ashraf Salama And Florian Wiedmann. pp. 409-411. 

Exhibition reviews:

  1. Avrami, Erica. Review of ‘Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan’, Arthur A. Houghton Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, January 27–February 28, 2015. pp. 415-417.
  2. Sandouby, Aliaa El. Review of ‘Islamic Art Now: Contemporary Art of the Middle East’, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, February 1, 2015–January 3, 2016. pp. 417-422.
  3. Kurd, Nadia. Review of ‘Vision of Mughal India: The Collection of Howard Hodkin’ and ‘Inspired by India: Painting by Howard Hodgkin’, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada, February 21–June 21, 2015. pp. 422-426.

Conference precis:

  1. Roberson, Jennifer. Précis of Northern California Art Historians ‘Old Spaces, New Narratives: Islamic Architecture in the 20th and 21st Centuries’, College Art Association 103rd Annual Conference, New York, February 11–14, 2015. pp. 429-431.
  2. Michelsen, Leslee. Précis of Bamiyan Cultural Centre Design Competition Announcement, Unesco Office, Kabul, Afghanistan, February 18, 2015. pp. 431-434. 

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