Mosul: The city is a large and ancient one!


Mosul was described by Ibn Jubayr (1145-1217) “The city is a large and ancient one, fortified and imposing, and prepared against the strokes of adversity.” After centuries it was also described as ancient and large one. In 1799 a British traveller called John Jackson ?-1807 visited Mosul coming from India and east, he had seen…

Call for Papers – Re-engaging with the Gulf Modernist City: Heritage and Repurposing Practices (20 January 2019)


Details Deadline to submit papers: 20 January 2019 To submit, visit: http://grm.grc.net/index.php?pgid=Njk=&wid=MTYx&yr=2019 For more information: grm2019@grc.net Workshop Directors: Sultan Sooud al Qassemi Founder Barjeel Art Foundation United Arab Emirates Email: sultan@barjeel.com Roberto Fabbri Professor, University of Monterrey, Mexico Email: roberto.fabbri@udem.edu Abstract Long-time neglected architectural and artistic productions of the modernization era are now at the centre of a…