Jewish Collectors and Patterns of Taste (c.1850-1930)

June 27th – 29th 2022 Sorbonne Université and Musée Nissim de Camodo, Paris This workshop, held in partnership with the Musée Nissim de Camondo, the Sorbonne, and the Château de Champs-sur-Marne, and supported by the National Trust, will explore the networks and cultural horizons of Jewish collectors across Europe, examining their contribution to key artistic trends.

Dans l’objectif d’Henry Viollet. Les monuments islamiques à travers un fonds d’archives inexploré (1904-1913) – international conference –

23 June 2022 BULAC Paris En parallèle de l’exposition présentée du 20 juin au 30 juillet, cette journée d’étude internationale rassemblera des spécialistes de l’archéologie et de l’histoire de l’art islamiques.

Dans l’objectif d’Henry Viollet. Les monuments islamiques à travers un fonds d’archives inexploré (1904-1913) – exhibition –

20 June – 30 July 2022 BULAC Paris Henry Viollet (1880-1955) a été une figure pionnière des études sur le patrimoine bâti islamique. Découvrez une partie de la riche documentation qu’il a rassemblée au cours de ses missions au Moyen-Orient (1904-1913) : photographies, carnets de voyages, notes archéologiques, travaux préparatoires…

Persian Heritage Discovered

Persian Heritage Discovered: The Friday Mosque of Isfahan in the Early 20th Century Tuesday 14 June 2022, 7:15 pm Building 2D, Zeichensaal (ground floor) & to be streamed online via Webex Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus – Senftenberg If you are interested in attending online, please email Albrecht Wiesener (albrecht.wiesener(at) In the public lectures […]

Persia: Ancient Iran and the Classical World

April 6–August 8, 2022, GETTY VILLA Ancient Iran, historically known as Persia, was the dominant nation of western Asia for over a millennium (about 550 BC–AD 650), with three native dynasties controlling an empire of unprecedented size and complexity. This exhibition, part of the Getty Museum’s program The Classical World in Context, explores the artistic and […]

Persianate Aspects of the Malay-Indonesian World: Rare Manuscripts

with Majid Daneshgar British Institute of Persian Studies (BIPS) Seminar Series Wednesday 25 May, 2022, 5:00pm (GMT) Zoom Webinar Like other geographical zones, the Persianate world was an inclusive world, interacting with other non-Muslim communities, enriching its multiculturalism and increasing its influence. A number of studies have shown the influence of Persian culture and […]

The World Ancient Iran and the West

An International Symposium Convened by M. Rahim Shayegan (University of California, Los Angeles) and  Jeffrey Spier (J. Paul Getty Museum) May 19–20, 2022 | 314 Royce Hall, UCLA The Pourdavoud Center for the Study of the Iranian World and the J. Paul Getty Museum are convening for a third year an international symposium on the […]

CfP: 5th Congress on Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (Lyon, 11-13 July 2023)

For its fifth edition, the “Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies” Scientific Interest Group (GIS MOMM) organizes its Congress at the University of Lyon on Tuesday 11, Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 July 2023. Researchers and scholars (PhD candidates and above) are invited to submit proposals for thematic panels by 15 July 2022 on the […]

Joseph Lindon Smith: The Persepolis Paintings

A Special Exhibition January 27–August 28, 2022 The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago Joseph Lindon Smith (American, 1863–1950) was already an accomplished painter, celebrated for his ability to capture archaeological subjects with vivid realism, when he was invited to Persepolis by James Henry Breasted, OI founder and then director, in 1935 to join the OI […]