Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg



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  • “Interpolated Domestic Space: The Metropolitan Museum’s Damascus Room Re-installed.” International Journal of Islamic Architecture 7.2 (2018): 305-323.
  • “Makers On-the-Move: Mobility and Artistic Exchange in Mamluk Material Culture.” In Marlis Saleh, ed., School of Mamluk Studies 2016 Conference Volume, pagination tbd, approx. 9,000 words (submitted and accepted 2017; forthcoming, 2018).
  • “Mamluk Art and Architecture.” In M. Burioni and U. Pfisterer, eds., Kunstgeschichte der Vier Erdteile, 1300-1650. Positionen und Austauschprozesse (Art History of the Four Continents, 1300-1650. The Dynamics of Cultural Exchange). Darmstadt, approx. 10,000 words (submitted and accepted 2014; forthcoming, 2018).
  • “The Turbah of Sitt Sutaytah: A Funerary Foundation for A Mamluk Noblewoman in Fourteenth-Century Damascus.” Mamluk Studies Review 20 (2017): 133-165.
  • Chandra, Aditi, L. Cempellin, K. Chiem, A. Lapin, R. J. Dalal, E. Kenney, S. Kamran, N. Murayama, and J. P. Elkins. “Looking Beyond the Canon: Localized and Globalized Perspectives in Art History Pedagogy.” Art History Pedagogy and Practice 1 (Fall, 2016): 1-48.
  • Power and Patronage on Display: Mamluk Art in the New Galleries at The Metropolitan Museum. Bonn: Ulrich Haarmann Memorial Series, 2013, 62 p.
  • “A Mamluk Monument Reconstructed: The Congregational Mosque and Mausoleum of Tankiz al-Nasiri in Damascus.” In D. Behrens-Abouseif, ed., The Arts of the Mamluks in Egypt and Syria, 141-161. Bonn, 2012.
  • 20 single-authored catalogue entries and two co-authored catalogue entries. In S. Canby, M. Ekhtiar, P. Soucek and N. Haidar, eds., Masterpieces from the Department of Islamic Art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2011.
  • “The Damascus Room.” In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000 – present.
  • Power and Patronage in Medieval Syria: The Architecture and Urban Works of Tankiz al-Nasiri. Chicago: Chicago Studies on the Middle East, 2009.
  • “‘Reconstructing’ Mamluk Ajlun: The 728/1328 Flood Report as a Source on Architectural Patronage.” Studies in the History and Archaeology of Jordan 10 (2009): 787-793.
  • “A Mamluk Monument ‘Restored’: The Dar al-Quran wa-al-Hadith of Tankiz al-
  • Nasiri in Damascus.” Mamluk Studies Review 11.1 (2007): 85-118.
  • “Village Life in Mamluk and Ottoman Hubras and Saham: Northern Jordan Project Report on the 2006 Season.” Co-authored with B. J. Walker, L. Carroll, L. Holzweg. B. Lucke and S. Boulogne. Annual of the Department of Antiquities, Jordan 52 (2007): 429-470.
  • “Rural Islam in Late Medieval Jordan: Northern Jordan Project 2006, The Mosques.” Co-authored with B. J. Walker. American Center for Oriental Research Newsletter 18.2 (Spring 2007). 
  • “Mixed Metaphors: Iconography and Medium in Mamluk Glass Mosaic Decoration.” Artibus Asiae 66.2 (2006): 175-200.



  • “Review ofGülru Neçipoğlu and Alina Payne, eds. Histories of Ornament: From Global to Local. Princeton University Press, 2016.” caareviews online, approx. 1400 words (2018).
  • “Review of Abbas Daneshvari, Of Dragons and Serpents in Islamic Art: An Iconographic Study. Costa Mesa, CA: Mazda Publishers, 2011.” Review of Middle East Studies 48.1 & 2 (2014): 75-77.
  • “Review of Nasser Rabbat, Mamluk History Through Architecture: Monuments, Culture and Politics in Medieval Egypt and Syria. London and New York: I. B. Tauris, 2010.” International Journal of Islamic Architecture 2.1 (2013): 211-213.