Hajj and Umrah during COVID-19

The recent announcement of the return of pilgrims from abroad to the Muslim holy places of Mecca and Medina offers an opportunity to reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on Hajj and Umrah. The Saudi government placed restrictions on the 2020 hajj pilgrimage to reduce the spread of COVID-19. In October, Saudi authorities will begin […]

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Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online Launches

It is with great pleasure that we announce the launch of the Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online website, accessible here on October 20th, 2020. Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online is a free and open-access online platform of digital resources to aid the teaching of Islamic art, architecture, and visual culture. It is sponsored by the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) at the University […]

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