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Arabia and the East: How Singapore and Doha Display the Nation and the World

Peggy Levitt

in Artifacts and Allegiances: How Museums Put the Nation and the World on Display

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286061
eISBN:
9780520961456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286061.003.0004
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

This chapter examines how Singapore and Doha display the nation and the world through museums. New museums are on the drawing board in Doha as part of a strategic master plan to use cultural ... More


The Mamluk Mosque of Amir Husayn: A Reconstruction

Chahinda Karim

in Creswell Photographs Re-examined: New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162442
eISBN:
9781617970115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162442.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The mosque of Amir Husayn ibn Jandar is a magnificent example of mosques from the first half of the fourteenth century. This mosque, which lies west of Bur Sa'id Street and to the north of the Museum ... More


Intervention: street art, faith and cultural engagement

Mohammed Ali

in Cultural Intermediaries Connecting Communities: Revisiting Approaches to Cultural Engagement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447344995
eISBN:
9781447345046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344995.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter presents the personal reflections of painter Mohammed Ali on his experience as a creative producer and in his intermediary role as the founder of Soul City Arts, a cultural organisation ... More


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