Two Muqarnas authors win Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award

March 17, 2022
Two Muqarnas authors win Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award

The International Journal of Islamic Architecture and the Award Jury is pleased to announce the 2022 winners of the Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award.

Award Winner: Laura Parodi, "Kabul, a Forgotten Mughal Capital: Gardens, City, and Court at the Turn of the Sixteenth Century," Muqarnas 38, 2021, pp. 79-119

Honourable Mention: Mikael Muehlbauer, "From Stone to Dust: The Life of the Kufic Inscribed Frieze of Wuqro Cherqos in Tigray, Ethiopia," Muqarnas 38, 2021, pp. 1-34

In honour of Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan’s contributions to the field of Islamic architecture, the International Journal of Islamic Architecture (IJIA) is pleased to offer this award in recognition of ground-breaking scholarship on the subject published in peer-reviewed journals. The Award winner will receive a cash prize of $1000 and a 2-year subscription to IJIA, and the honourable mention winner will receive a 2-year subscription to IJIA. We are extremely grateful to the members of the 2022 jury, Professors Renata Holod, Abidin Kusno, and D. Fairchild Ruggles, for their time and expertise in judging submissions for the inaugural award, and to the chair of the Award committee, Mehreen Chida-Razvi.

The Professor Hasan-Uddin Khan Article Award will be offered every two years. Papers published in English in a peer reviewed journal in 2022 or 2023 will be eligible for the 2024 award. For the criteria by which papers will be judged and the submission process, see the IJIA website. The Press Release for these awards is here.

The Aga Khan Program at Harvard University publishes scholarly works on the history of Islamic art and architecture. Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World, is a volume of essays on art and architectural history. Muqarnas 38 is the most recent volume, edited by Gülru Necipoğlu and Maria J. Metzler. Read more about Muqarnas here.