IJIA Volume 6, Number 2 (2017)
This collection contains abstracts for the research articles in International Journal of Islamic Architecture, Volume 6, Number 2 (2017). This is a special issue dedicated to the topic of how Islamic societies imagined the ancient past and its localities, edited by Stephennie Mulder. To access the abstracts, click the orange "view the collections" button.

Full contents of Volume 6, Number 2


  1. Mulder, Stephennie. "Imagining Localities of Antiquity in Islamic Societies." pp. 229-254. 

Research articles:

Book reviews:

  1. Haghighi, Farzaneh. Review of Persian Kingship and Architecture: Strategies of Power in Iran From the Achaemenid to the Pahlavis, by Sussan Babaie And Talinn Grigor (eds.); and The Age of the Seljuqs: The Idea of Iran, Volume VI, by Edmund Herzig And Sarah Stewart (eds). pp. 419-423.
  2. Ardalan, Nader. Review of Transcending Architecture, Contemporary Views on Sacred Space, by Julio Bermudez (ed), Foreword by Randall Ott. pp. 423-425.
  3. Howard, Deborah. Review of In-Between: Architectural Drawing and Imaginative Knowledge in Islamic and Western Traditions, by Hooman Koliji. pp. 426-427.
  4. Sadek, Noha. Review of Building a World Heritage City: Sanaa, Yemen, by Michele Lamprakos. pp. 428-430.

Exhibition reviews:

  1. Heckman, Alma Rachel.  Review of Jardins D’Orient: De L’Alhambra au Taj Mahal, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France, April 19–September 25, 2016. pp. 433-436.
  2. Baydar, Gülsüm. Review of Civil Architectural Memory Ankara: 1930–1980, Izmir Architectural Center, Izmir, Turkey, September 21–23, 2016. pp. 436-440.

Conference precis:

  1. Elshahed, Mohamed. Précis of ‘Writing Histories Of Now: Modern And Contemporary Middle East Art And Architecture’, Forum Transregionale Studien And Department Of Art And Visual History (Ikb), Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, July 6–7, 2015. pp. 443-445. 
  2. Andersen, Angela. Précis of ‘Beyond The Mosque: Diverse Sites Of Muslim Prayer’, Universities Art Association Of Canada/L’Association D’Art Des Universités Du Canada Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, October 27–30, 2016. pp. 445-448. 
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