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“Jerusalem in the Memory” photograph exhibition in Madrid, Spain 4 May 2015

“Jerusalem in the Memory” photograph exhibition in Madrid, Spain 4 May 2015

14.05.2015

An exhibition titled “Jerusalem in the Memory” prepared by IRCICA was organized in Madrid jointly with Casa Arabe, the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey, and the Embassy of the State of Palestine.

ANNOUNCEMENT: IRCICA LAUNCHES ITS TENTH INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY COMPETITION

ANNOUNCEMENT: IRCICA LAUNCHES ITS TENTH INTERNATIONAL CALLIGRAPHY COMPETITION

30.04.2015

IRCICA is pleased to announce its call for entries for the Tenth International Calligraphy Competition. Launched in April 2015, the competition will be finalized in May 2016. The deadline for registration is 31 October 2015 and the deadline for submission of the entries, 29 February 2016.

Highlight of the Pendik International Festival for Artisans, Istanbul 20-28 September 2014

Highlight of the Pendik International Festival for Artisans, Istanbul 20-28 September 2014

30.01.2015

This September, Pendik Municipality in Turkey and the Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), Istanbul jointly organized the lovely Pendik International Festival for Artisans –At-Work which took place in Pendik, Istanbul on 20-28 September 2014.

The Fifth International Congress on “Islamic Civilisation in the Balkans” Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 21-23 May 2015

The Fifth International Congress on “Islamic Civilisation in the Balkans” Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, 21-23 May 2015

23.01.2015

The Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) and the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, are jointly organising the fifth international congress on the theme “Islamic Civilisation in the Balkans” to be held in Sarajevo, capital city of Bosnia-Herzegovina, on 21-23 May 2015.

Conference on “Preservation of Islamic heritage of Al-Quds” held at IRCICA - Istanbul, 28 November 2014

Conference on “Preservation of Islamic heritage of Al-Quds” held at IRCICA - Istanbul, 28 November 2014

02.12.2014

An international conference on “Preservation of Islamic heritage of Al-Quds” was organized by IRCICA on 28 November 2014 at its headquarters in Yıldız Palace, Istanbul. The main objective of the conference was to contribute in strengthening international cooperation for the preservation of the Islamic cultural and architectural heritage of Al-Quds.

The Sixth International Bolgar Forum (Kazan, Tatarstan) and IRCICA’s participation

The Sixth International Bolgar Forum (Kazan, Tatarstan) and IRCICA’s participation

18.08.2014

The Sixth International Bolgar Forum was held in Bolgar, Spassky District and in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, on 14-15 August 2014. In this sixth round the Forum was scheduled concomitantly with the Kazan 2014 Turkish World Cultural Capital program and given the theme “Historical and Cultural Heritage of the Turkic World”. Bolgar is a historical and archeological complex representing cultural and faith diversity.

IRCICA & Al-Turath Islamic Urban Heritage Program, 2014 Spring School held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

IRCICA & Al-Turath Islamic Urban Heritage Program, 2014 Spring School held in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

18.08.2014

The 2014 Spring School held within the framework of IRCICA & Al-Turath Islamic Urban Heritage Program focused on the historical sites of Ushaiger, Al-Ghat and Diriyah located in the central part of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The program had two main sections: lectures on preservation of historical heritage and field works relating to the case studies.

Visit of a presidential delegation from The Gambia to IRCICA

Visit of a presidential delegation from The Gambia to IRCICA

18.08.2014

During the period of Gambian President H.E. Yahya Jammeh’s state visit to Turkey (10-12 February 2014), the governmental delegation that was accompanying H.E. the President paid a visit to IRCICA.

Haremeyn. Makka al-Mukarrama and al-Madina al-Munawwara in photographs from the Ottoman period selected from the albums of Sultan Abdulhamid II and the collection of Fahreddin Pasha (Türkkan)

Haremeyn. Makka al-Mukarrama and al-Madina al-Munawwara in photographs from the Ottoman period selected from the albums of Sultan Abdulhamid II and the collection of Fahreddin Pasha (Türkkan)

10.02.2014

prepared by Halit Eren and Salih Sadawi, Foreword by Abdullah Gül, prologue by Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu, Series of historical photograph albums 8, IRCICA; Istanbul, 592 p., 37x46 cm., illustrations, maps, plans (Turkish, English, Arabic)

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publications

From the beginning of its activities in 1980 until 2009, IRCICA publishedapproximately 120 editions of books in various languages resulting from its subject areas in Islamic history, art and culture.

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Director General ( Dr. Halit EREN )

Dr. Halit Eren

Dr. Halit Eren has been appointed Director General of IRCICA as of 1st January 2005, by appointment of the Secretary General at the recommendation of the Governing Board of IRCICA after being nominated by the Government of the Republic of Turkey. ›› more

IRCICA Newsletter

IRCICA newsletter

IRCICA Newstter is published three times in a year since 1984, in three official languages of the OIC. It gives news on cultural, academic and artistic acitivities taking place in the world and related to Islamic studies in general.

The last issue : IRCICA Newsletter, Issue 95