Iman R. Abdulfattah

man R. Abdulfattah is a PhD Candidate in Islamic Art and Archaeology at Universität Bonn, writing her dissertation on the urban complex commissioned by the Mamluk Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun (r. 1279-1290) in Cairo between 1284 and 1285. In addition to the material culture and built environment of medieval Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean, she has published and lectured on Norman art and architecture in Sicily; the veneration of relics in Islam; and the network of antiquarians who were active during the first half of the 20th century, looking at their contributions to building important Islamic Art collections in the Middle East, Europe, and the US.