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Art of the Middle East/North Africa
Dissertations Completed by Subject, 2005

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Anderson, Glaire, “The Suburban Villa (munya) and Court Culture in Umayyad Cordoba (756–976 CE)” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Apelian, Colette, “Negotiating the City: Conserving Fez, Morocco during the French Protectorate (1912–1956)” (UCLA, I. Bierman)

Cichocki, Nina, “The Life Story of the Cemberlitas Hamam: From Bath to Tourist Attraction” (Minnesota, C. Asher)

Fetvaci, Emine, “Viziers to Eunuchs: Transitions in Ottoman Manuscript Patronage, 1566–1617” (Harvard, G. Necipoglu)

Tohme, Lara, “Out of Antiquity: Umayyad Baths in Context” (MIT, N. Rabbat)

Wolf, Steven Charles, “The Construction of Ottoman Aleppo: Modes and Meanings of Urban (Re-)Organization” (Harvard, C. Smith)

Wu, Xin, “Central Asia in the Context of the Achaemenid Persian Empire” (ca. 6th to 4th Centuries BC)” (Pennsylvania, H. Pittman)

Yahya, Maha, “Unnamed Modernisms: National Ideologies and Historical Imaginaries in Beirut's Urban Architecture” (MIT, M. Jarzombek, P. Khoury)

Yurekli, Zeynep, “Bektashi Architecture and the Turcoman Forces in Classical Ottoman Society” (Harvard, G. Necipoglu)