Colloque : 3rd annual Islamic Archaeology Day, Londres, 28/01/2017


The third annual Islamic Archaeology day hosted by SOAS and UCL will be held at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on Saturday 28th January, 11-6pm. The workshop presents papers on the latest archaeological research across the Islamic world and is followed by a drinks reception.

Localisation : UCL Institute of Archaeology

31-34 Gordon Square, London

Organisateurs: Corisande Fenwick (UCL), Hugh Kennedy (SOAS), Scott Redford (SOAS), Tim Williams (UCL)



11:00 Welcome & Introduction

Corisande Fenwick, Hugh Kennedy, Scott Redford, Tim Williams

11:15 Dehistan (Turkmenistan), archaeological evidence of a pilgrimage city

Alistair Northedge

11:40 Islamic archaeology in the Moroccan Sahara: settlement dynamics in the Draa Valley

Corisande Fenwick, Maria Gatto, Louise Rayne, Martin Sterry, David Mattingly and Youssef Bokbot

12:05 Islamic archaeology in East Africa, challenges and obstacles

Stephane Pradines

12:30 Citadels, Bazars and Shrines – An Overview of the Current State of Islamic Archaeology in Afghanistan

Arezou Azad and Andy Miller

1:00 Lunch (provided)

2:00 From Fustat to Merv: Revisiting the Beginnings and Technical Development of Islamic Glazed Wares

Moujan Matin, Oliver Watson, Michael Tite

2:25 Studying medieval Iranian world metalware: the ISLAMETAL project

Annabelle Collinet

2:50 Royal workshops: recent investigations into production at Madinat al-Zahra and the Alhambra.

Chloë N. Duckworth, Kate Welham, Derek Pitman, Alberto García Porras and David J. Govantes Edward

3:15 The yellow opaque glazes from Madinat al-Zahra (second half of the 10th century): a rare local production or an import?

Elena Salinas, Trinitat Pradell and Michael Tite

3:45 Tea break

4:15 Suburban life in early Islamic Jarash (Jordan): New evidence for urban development over the longue durée

Louise Blanke

4:40 The Islamic-Christian frontier in medieval central Iberia: new research at Molina de Aragón and Atienza

Guillermo García-Contreras Ruiz, Rowena Banerjea, Alex Brown and Aleks Pluskowski

5:05 The role of archaeology in the representation of Islamic Middle East: A European museum prospective

Benedict Leigh

5:30 Archaeology of the Pearl-Fishing Towns of the Arabian Gulf: Case Studies in Globalization during the Late Islamic Period

Rob Carter

6pm Reception in SCR

7pm Optional dinner (at own expense) at local restaurant


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Agrégée d'Histoire, docteure en Histoire à l'Université Lyon 2 et membre associée du CIHAM, elle travaille sur les pratiques et les discours ayant trait à l'alimentation dans l'Occident islamique (al-Andalus et Maghreb)

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