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Islamic Archaeology Day 2019

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UCL Institute of Archaeology

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The fifth annual Islamic Archaeology day hosted by SOAS and UCL will be held in at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on Saturday 2nd February, 11-6pm. The workshop presents papers on the latest archaeological research across the Islamic world and is followed by a drinks reception.

**For reduced early-bird tickets, please register before Friday January 11th 2019**.

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

Provisional Programme


Session 1 (Chair: Tim Williams)

11:00 Introduction

11:15 The Dawn of Islam in the Arabian/Persian Gulf. The Earliest Islamic Site in Qatar?

Jose Carvajal Lopez (University of Leicester) & Faisal al-Naimi (Qatar Museums)

11:40 The Arab Invasion of the Otrar oasis, Kazakhstan: the evidence from the city of Kuik-Mardan

Giles Dawkes (UCL), Gaygysyz Jorayev, (UCL) Mark Macklin (University of Aberystwyth) & Willem Toonen (University of Aberystwyth)

12:05 Surveying ‘Anjar: new light on an enigmatic Umayyad foundation

Alia Santi (Sapienza University of Rome)

12:30 The island city of Tinnis: regional significance and chronological development

Alison Gascoigne (University of Southampton) and John Cooper (University of Exeter)


1:00 Lunch (provided)


Session 2 – (Chair: Scott Redford)

2:00 Race’ and dynamics of the body from the maqbara at Écija (Andalucía)

Sonia Zakrzewski (Southampton) and Sarah Inskip (Cambridge)

2:25 The use of tin- and antimony-based yellow and white opacifiers in Islamic glazed ceramics

Michael Tite (Oxford), Elena Salinas (UPC Barcelona), Trinitat Pradell (UPC Barcelona) & Moujan Matin (Oxford).

2:50 Al-Raqqa and glass production for the Silk Road?

Julian Henderson (University of Nottingham)

3:15 Quarrying the Roman City: an Islamic village at Utica (Tunisia)

Elizabeth Fentress (UCL) and Corisande Fenwick (UCL)

3:45 Tea break

Session 3 – (Chair: Hugh Kennedy)

4:15 Land behind Mosul: Islamic settlement, landscape, and material culture in Northern Iraq

Cristina Tonghini (Ca Foscari, Venice)

4:40 The transformation of the northern Moroccan landscape in the Islamic period

Gaetano Palumbo (UCL-Qatar), Aomar Akerraz (INSAP), Abdelaziz Al-Khayari (INSAP), Victoria Amoros- Ruiz (University of Alicante), Layla Es-Sadra (Université Mohammed V, Rabat), Abdallah Fili (INSAP)

5:05 Islamic archaeology in the Maldives, Indian Ocean – a first characterisation of medieval settlements

Annalisa Christie, (UCD), Anne Haour (UEA), Shiura Jaufar (UEA)

5:30 Documentation, Conservation & Reconstruction of Islamic Heritage in Post-ISIS Mosul, Iraq

Andy Miller (UNESCO Office in Iraq)

6-7pm Reception in SCR

7 :15pm Dinner (for those who have pre-booked) at a local restaurant


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