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ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION: DUBAI MUNICIPALITY'S ANNOUNCEMENT

ARCHITECTURAL CONSERVATION: DUBAI MUNICIPALITY'S ANNOUNCEMENT

03.02.2015

Architectural Conservation Conference to be held in Dubai IRCICA is pleased to convey the information that the Architectural Heritage Department of the Dubai Municipality is organizing its fourth architectural conservation conference entitled “Sustainable heritage: global vision local experience”. The conference will be held from 8-10 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.

IRCICA Vacancy Announcement

IRCICA Vacancy Announcement

06.01.2015

(IRCICA), Istanbul, Turkey, announces two vacancies for experts.

Visit of Dr. Hayel Abdulhafez Dawud,Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Jordan

Visit of Dr. Hayel Abdulhafez Dawud,Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Jordan

18.08.2014

On 16 April, Dr. Halit Eren received Dr. Hayel Abdulhafez Dawud, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Jordan, and the accompanying delegation.

Highlight of Sharjah Heritage Days, 6-25 April, 2014

Highlight of Sharjah Heritage Days, 6-25 April, 2014

30.06.2014

On the Occasion of celebrating Sharjah as Capital of Islamic Culture for the Year 2014, Department of Culture and Information of the Government of Sharjah and the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), Istanbul jointly organized Sharjah Heritage Days: Islamic Heritage as One Tent which include Folklore Music, Arts of Cooking and Handicrafts from different places of the Muslim World, Sharjah, 6-25 April, 2014

Visit of Mr. Hassan Sawadi Abu Tabikh, Consul General of Iraq in Istanbul

Visit of Mr. Hassan Sawadi Abu Tabikh, Consul General of Iraq in Istanbul

18.08.2014

The Consul General of Iraq in Istanbul, Mr. Hassan Sawadi Abu Tabikh, visited the Director General of IRCICA on 9 January 2014.

Sheikh-ul-Islam Talgat Tajuddin, Grand Mufti of Russia, at IRCICA

Sheikh-ul-Islam Talgat Tajuddin, Grand Mufti of Russia, at IRCICA

18.08.2014

The Grand Mufti of Russia Sheikh-ul-Islam Talgat Tajuddin visited IRCICA on 19 February 2014.

Prof. Abdul Adhim Abbas Nassar from Qufa University visited IRCICA

Prof. Abdul Adhim Abbas Nassar from Qufa University visited IRCICA

18.08.2014

On 10 March 2014, Prof. Abdul Adhim Abbas Nassar from Qufa University, Iraq, visited IRCICA.

Exhibition and album of historical photographs on the 600th year of relations between Turkey and Poland

Exhibition and album of historical photographs on the 600th year of relations between Turkey and Poland

14.05.2014

An exhibition titled “Relations between Turkey and Poland in Historical Photographs” was organized by IRCICA in the Polish capital Warsaw, under the auspices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Turkey and with the collaboration of the Warsaw branch of Yunus Emre Institute. The exhibition at the Asia-Pacific Museum and the accompanying album featured 60 historical photographs selected from IRCICA’s archives in commemoration of the 600th year of relations between Turkey and Poland.

Director General’s official visit to Tajikistan

Director General’s official visit to Tajikistan

14.05.2014

IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren visited the capital Dushanbe at the invitation of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, from 4-7 May 2014. Dr. Eren gave two lectures at the Diplomacy Institute newly established at the Ministry. The first lecture highlighted the role that IRCICA, an international organization representing the Muslim world in cultural platforms, plays in global community. The second lecture focused on the preservation of cultural heritage and the role of international organizations, in particular IRCICA, in this area.

Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi, D-8 Secretary General, visited IRCICA

Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi, D-8 Secretary General, visited IRCICA

07.03.2014

On 6 March 2014 IRCICA received Dr. Seyed Ali Mohammad Mousavi, Secretary General of the D-8 Organisation for Economic Cooperation. During the visit to IRCICA headquarters, Dr. Mousavi and IRCICA Director General Dr. Halit Eren had the opportunity to exchange views and explore potential areas of future cooperation between the two organisations.

Call for Papers

Call for Papers

29.05.2014

An International Symposium on the theme “Science and Technology in Islamic Civilization" will be organized jointly by Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA, Istanbul, Turkey) and Khazar University (Baku, Azerbaijan). The symposium will be held in Baku on 19-22 February 2015.

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)

The First International Exhibition in Kuwait on Handmade Pray Carpets

The First International Exhibition in Kuwait on Handmade Pray Carpets

26.03.2014

The Kuwait Centre for Islamic Arts of the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs in the State of Kuwait and the Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and culture based in Istanbul (IRCICA) jointly organized the First International Exhibition in Kuwait on Handmade Pray Carpets, on 29 December 2013-9 January 2014 with participation of 12 Master Innovators

Mr. Ali Mohamed Al-Bashir Hamouda, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Libya, visited IRCICA

Mr. Ali Mohamed Al-Bashir Hamouda, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Libya, visited IRCICA

09.01.2014

On 26 December 2013 IRCICA received Mr. Ali Mohamed Al-Bashir Hamouda, Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Libya. The Minister was visiting Turkey officially.

Proceedings of the Internatonal Congress on al-Quds during the Ottoman Era

Proceedings of the Internatonal Congress on al-Quds during the Ottoman Era

10.08.2012

Edited by Halit Eren, Prepared for publication by Zeynep Durukal, Salih Sadawi, Güler Doğan Averbek, Istanbul 2012 ISBN 978-92-9063-244-3

Features, Characteristics and Cultural and Economic Contribution of Arts and Handicrafts

Features, Characteristics and Cultural and Economic Contribution of Arts and Handicrafts

06.02.2015

Proceedings of Tehran-Tabriz International Congress on Features, Characteristics and Cultural and Economic Contribution of Arts and Handicrafts, Tehran and Tabriz on 5-9 May 2013 Prepared for Publication: Nazeih Taleb Maarouf, Preface by: Halit Eren

Handmade Prayer Carpet Through History

Handmade Prayer Carpet Through History

06.02.2015

Prepared for Publication:Nazeih Taleb Maarouf, Preface by: Halit Eren IRCICA published a first Volume of high quality paper entitled: Handmade Prayer Carpet through History which comprises 395 pages: 221 pages in English and 174 pages in Arabic.

Ottoman Waqfs in the Balkans. Waqf Deeds. Bulgaria

Ottoman Waqfs in the Balkans. Waqf Deeds. Bulgaria

07.01.2014

3 vols., Prepared by: Halit Eren, Onder Bayır, Mustafa Oğuz, Zekai Mete, Editor: Halit Eren, Ottoman Waqfs in the Balkans Series 1, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2012 (Turkish, English, Arabic)

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Publications

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 94