My other interests include artistic production in the wake of the Arab Spring; the re-imagining of the “medieval” in contemporary arts in the Middle East; and architectural patronage in the Arabian Gulf.
“Method in Madness: Reconsidering Church Destructions in the Fatimid Era,” Muqarnas 30 (2013) 119-139.
“Miracle at Muqattam: Moving a Mountain to Build a Church in the Early Fatimid Caliphate (969-995),”Sacred Precincts: Non-Muslim Religious Sites
in Islamic Territories, edited by Mohammad Gharipour and Stephen Caffey, Boston: Brill (forthcoming).
AH 305: Islamic Art and Architecture
AH 413: Art in the Age of the Caliphs
AH 440: Art and Power in the Arab World
AH 515/815: Cross-Cultural Encounters in Islamic Art