Originally posted on Understanding Material Loss:
Understanding Material Loss Across Time and Space 17-18 February 2017, University of Birmingham Understanding Material Loss intends to examine the usefulness of ‘loss’ as an analytical framework across different disciplines and sub-fields, but principally within historical studies. Loss and absence are slowly being recognized as significant factors in historical…
• Over 65 Egyptian designers and creatives contribute to exhibition through architecture, product,… via DUBAI DESIGN WEEK 2016 ANNOUNCES ‘ICONIC CITY: CAIRO NOW! CITY INCOMPLETE’ — Cairobserver
Looks interesting (Also: The shell building has a haunting resemblance to Nasr city ) By Carola Hein, Delft University of Technology Petroleum – its extraction, refining, transformation, and consumption – has shaped our built environment in visible and invisible interconnected ways around the world over the last 150 years. Industrial structures, buildings, monuments, urban […]
LSE has announced a forthcoming lecture on Modern Arab Art on October the 18th, (with a beautiful Hamed Eweis on the website).
“Despite all of the ink that has been spilled revealing complex relationships between Ottomans and Europeans, then, Ottoman history has largely focused on the land and avoided the sea as part of its burden of birth, leaving the Red Sea a “lost space.” via The Red Sea in History: An Interview with Alexis Wick — […]
I am a quite interested in the very last one, but looks like an interesting lineup. 21st September Book Launch of Festschrift in honour of Professor Denys Pringle – Crusader Landscapes in the Medieval Levant Lecture by Dr Jonathan Phillips – Recalling the Crusades: Europeans in Nineteenth Century Jerusalem 18th October Dr Noam Leshem – No […]