IJIA Volume 9, Number 1 (2020)
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Research articles:

  1. Carey, Moya and Mercedes Volait. "Framing ‘Islamic Art’ for Aesthetic Interiors: Revisiting the 1878 Paris Exhibition." pp. 31-59.
  2. Pandey Sharma, Jyoti. "Architectural Adventurism in Nineteenth-Century Colonial India: Begum Samru and Her Sardhana Church." pp. 61-89.
  3. Katz, Dana. "Barbarism Begins at Home: Islamic Art on Display in Palermo’s Museo Nazionale and Sicilian Ethnography at the 1891–92 Esposizione Nazionale." pp. 91-117.
  4. Lutfi Martens, Muhsin. "The Masjid al-Haram: Balancing Tradition and Renewal at the Heart of Islam." pp. 119-132.
  5. Sedighi, Mohamad. "Rethinking the Architecture of Shushtar-Nou: A Forgotten Episode of Architectural Regionalism in 1970s Iran." pp. 135-167.
  6. Máté Kovács, Gergő and Péter Rabb. "The Preservation of Ottoman Monuments in Hungary: Historical Overview and Present Endeavours." pp. 169-190.

Book reviews:

  1. Erdim, Burak. Review of Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey, by Begüm Adalet.
  2. Erdim, Burak. Review of Istanbul, Open City: Exhibiting Anxieties of Urban Modernity, by Ipek Türeli.
  3. Chopra, Preeti. Review of British Houses in Late Mughal Delhi, by Silvia Shorto.
  4. Parikh, Rachel. Review of Mughal Occidentalism: Artistic Encounters Between Europe and Asia at the Courts of India, 1580–1630, by Mika Natif.
  5. Robinson, Cynthia. Review of Reframing the Alhambra: Architecture, Poetry, Textiles and Court Ceremonial, by Olga Bush.
  6. Trépanier, Nicolas. Review of Rum Seljuq Architecture, 1170–1220: The Patronage of The Sultans, by Richard P. McClary.

Exhibition reviews:

  1. Azarbadegan, Zeinab. Review of "Ottoman Arcadia: The hamidian expedition to the land of tribal roots (1886)," Anamed, May 10–September 30, 2018 (extended to May 5, 2019).
  2. Simavi, Zeynep. Review of "A Nomad's Art: Kilims of Anatolia," The George Washington University Museum and the Textile Museum, Washington, DC, September 1–December 23, 2018.
  3. Yıldırım, Yağmur. Review of "The Fourth Istanbul Design Biennial: A School of Schools," Istanbul, Turkey, September 22–November 4, 2018.

Conference Précis:

  1. Ledbetter, Holly. Précis of "Process in Modern and Contemporary Islamic Art," University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, April 14, 2018. pp. 225-227.


  1. Yücel, Şebnem. "Art Museums and the Middle East: A Contested Territory." pp. 231-244.
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