3rd Annual Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award

Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online offers Topic and Term talks to support teaching, learning, and research in Islamic art, architecture, visual culture, and related fields. Since the website’s launch in Fall 2020, new contributions by scholars in the field have consistently grown our catalogue. In 2022, we successfully launched the first annual Khamseen Graduate Student…

A Legacy of Female Power: Representations of Queen Humayun Shah from the Deccan’s Ahmadnagar Sultanate

A Legacy of Female Power: Representations of Queen Humayun Shah from the Deccan’s Ahmadnagar Sultanate Namrata B. Kanchan Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award 2023 Recipient Synopsis: This presentation explores the removal of Queen Humayun Shah (d. 1569 CE?) from paintings included in an illustrated copy of the masnavi (narrative poem) Ta‘rif-i Husain Shah created during…

2nd Annual Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award

2nd Annual Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online offers short-form presentations and glossary term definitions to support teaching, learning, and research in Islamic art and related fields. Since the website’s launch in Fall 2020, we have regularly added new presentations. Last year, we successfully launched the first annual Khamseen Graduate Student…

The Ashab Mosque in Quanzhou: A Coastal Mosque in South China

The Ashab Mosque in Quanzhou: A Coastal Mosque in South China Sylvia Wu Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award 2022 Recipient Synopsis: This presentation examines the Ashab Mosque in Quanzhou, China. Although it has long been considered an exception among premodern Chinese mosques, the structure is rarely examined beyond formal comparisons against local and global architectural…

Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award

Launch of the Khamseen Graduate Student Presentation Award Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online offers short-form presentations and glossary term definitions to support teaching, learning, and research in Islamic art and related fields. Since the website’s launch in Fall 2020, we have regularly added new presentations. While the PhD has been a requirement for submission until…