MAGAZINE ON THE ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD

Issue #4 | Winter 2018

 

The cover story of the fourth issue of IWA magazine tackles the representation of the Jew in the Arab-Muslim world, focusing on the period from the colonialism to World War II. Together with that, we offer an insight on Muslim-Jewish relations during the Middle Ages, and a reflection on the book ‘A lover in Palestine’, by Selim Nassib.

in this issue

COVER STORY

Jews in Muslim Eyes with the support of Mehnaz M. Afridi

Muslim-Jewish Relations during the Middle Ages by Arielle Blattner

The Militat Omnis Amans Effect by Sara Ibrahim

ARTICLES

Indo-Persian Miniature Painting by Fatima Zahra Hassan

Venice and Islam: a Story of Architectural Influence by Enrico Bonamano

BOOKSHELF

A History of Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Middle East and Shoah through Muslim Eyes by the Editorial Staff

GALLERY

Turquoise Mountain by Sandra Kukla

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ARTICLE
Jews in Muslim Eyes
with the support of Mehnaz M. Afridi

The representation of the Jew in the Arab-Islamic world from colonialism to World War II: deconstructing antisemitism.

ARTICLE
The Militat Omnis Amans Effect
by Sara Ibrahim

The great romance “The Palestinian Lover” by Selim Nassib opens to general considerations on the feasibility of finding a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

ARTICLE
Indo-Persian Miniature Painting
by Fatima Zahra Hassan

The Indo-Persian miniature painting, the mathematical principles ruling it, and how this traditional art is a source of inspiration for contemporary artists.

Many scholars have discussed the influences of Islamic art and architecture on Venetian building. How and why were Venetian architects influenced by that heritage? A deep dive into medieval geo-politics can help answer these questions.