Publications (2019 to Present)

The HeritageLab researchers brings together research data from multiple heritage sites to connect landscapes and reveal deeper heritage narratives. Together, these data offer a broader vision on research outputs.

The members of HeritageLab research and publish in a variety of venues, from academic presses to commercial magazines and blogs.  Below is a selection of more recent publications. The team includes academics, essayists and journalists.

Books 

Yunis, A, Parthesius, R, Cappalletto N. (Forthcoming, Routledge) (Re) Emerging Pasts: Future Heritage in Communities.

Parthesius, R (Section Editor, Maritime) (Forthcoming) Palgrave Encyclopedia on Heritage and Conflict 

Soliman, Alia (2024). The Doppelgänger in Our Time: Visions of Alterity in Literature, Visual Culture, and New Media. Peter Lang Academic Publishers UK.

Yunis, A, Hudson D (2024 ) Reimagining the Middle East: Film and Visual Media Between the Gulf, Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean.  Indiana University Press (USA).

Parthesius, R, Sharfman, J, (eds) (2020) Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management on the Historic and Arabian Trade Routes, Springer Nature 

Book Chapters

Yunis, A (2022),  “Nujoom Al Ghanem, Heritage in Motion” Arab Documentary, Viola Shafik (Ed.), American University of Cairo Press.

Cappelletto, N.A. (2022) ‘Imperatives, Aesthetics and Paradigms of Care’, in The Afterlives of the Postcolonial, Sharjah Art Foundation.

Yunis, A. (2021) “Khaled Al-Siddiq, the Gulf’s First International Filmmaker” In Oxford Bibliographies in Islamic Studies. Ed. Natana DeLong-Bas. New York: Oxford University Press. 

Yunis, A & Hudson, D (Eds, 2021) “Filmmakers of the Gulf & Jordan,” Historical Dictionary of Middle East, Eds. Terri Ginsburg & Chris Lippard, Rowman &Littlefield, New York. 

Journal Articles and Conference Papers   

Elfallah, A., and Cappelletto, N.A. (2023) ‘Khouzam’s desert[ed] classics by Spina ‘d’oltremare’, conference paper, Classics and Italian Colonialism, MUCIV.

Wrisley, D.J., Guéville, E., and Cappelletto, N.A. (2022) ‘Creating New Audiences for Digital Objects Through Museum-University Collaboration,’ in Museums in the Middle East Journal, Sharjah Museums Authority.

Cappelletto, N.A. (2022) ‘Asmara as World Heritage Site,’ conference paper, VI ASAI Biennial Conference, Urbino.

Yunis, A & Hudson, D (2021) Editors, Special Double Issue, “Film and Visual Media in the Gulf,” Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication.  

Yunis, A.  (2019) “Cinema and the UAE Road: Exploring Landscape and Collective Memory through Film,” Arabian Humanities 11.

Parthesius, R (2019) The VOC trading routes at the time of Cosimo III, Conference: A Princely Education: Cosimo III de Medici’s travels through Golden Age Netherlands Global ambitions and local contexts. – Istituto Universitario Olandese di Storia dell’Arte – NIKI Florence, University of Groningen. Florence,  6-8 Nov. 

“UNARCHIVED STORIES AND ALTERNATIVE PERCEPTIONS OF SULTANAHMET ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK, A UNESCO WHS”. 28th EAA Annual Meeting Budapest, Hungary 31 August – 3 September 2022 (online). Nurcan Yalman (Nisantasi University Istanbul Dept of History) – Sinan Cana (Nişantaşı University Dept of Tourist Guiding)

“CHANGING POLITICAL PERCEPTIONS OF THE SULTANAHMET ARCHAEOLOGICAL PARK, A UNESCO WHS”. 28th EAA Annual Meeting Budapest, Hungary 31 August – 3 September 2022 (online). Sinan Cana (Nişantaşı University Dept of Tourist Guiding); Nurcan Yalman (Nisantasi University Istanbul Dept of History)

“IMPORTANCE OF CULTURE-SPECIFIC MEANINGS OF TERMINOLOGY IN COMMUNITY-BASED STUDIES” EAA 2020 VIRTUAL 24-30 August. Nurcan Yalman (Nişantaşı University, Istanbul. Department of History

“Other Stories: Over Histories of the Sultanahmet Archaeological Park. An alternative perception of a UNESCO WHS”. WEBINAR-open to public- in OUR WORLD HERİTAGE: Opening up to civil society. Nişantaşı University, Dhakira, CIE-Center for International Heritage Activities. 13 DEC 2021.

Yalman. N. 2018. “Yaşayan Kültürel Emanetler. Çarşılar ve Hikayeler:İstanbul Kapalıçarşı’nın Kültürel Hafızası”. Heritage in Context 2-Miras 4-Arkeoloji ve Turizm (editörler K. Piesker, B. Akan, D.Göçmen, S.T. Altay). Deutsches Archaologisches Institut Abteilung İstanbul. Ege Yayınları (pp 315-328).  

Soliman, A (2024).” The Limits of Alterity: On Reading Ben Lerner’s Leaving the Atocha Station”. International Journal of European Studies

Soliman, A. (2023). “Memories of the Migrant: Visual Expressions of Nostalgia in Sadik al Alfraji’s Art”.. 4th International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Human Mobility and Cultural Identities Conference. International Centre for Studies of Arts and Humanities (ICSAH). 

Soliman, A (2021). “Conservation of Street Art: An Act of Cultural Heritage or Art Sabotage?” 21ª Jornada de Conservación de Arte Contemporáneo Publication. Reina Sofia Museum..

Soliman, A (2020).  “An Encounter with an Image: Humberto Rivas in Madrid 2018-2019”. CounterText. Edinburgh University. . (https://www.euppublishing.com/doi/abs/10.3366/count.2020.0188)

Soliman, A (2019). “Pina Bausch”/“Degenerate Art”. Modern Germany. ABC-Clio..

Magazine Articles 

 “The Slave Rebellion of Bahia, Brazil” (forthcoming 2024), Aramco World Magazine 

 “A Land and a Camera: The Legend of Sami Kafati”, Aramco World Magazine

Soliman. A (2022).  “Heritage and War: The Theft and Return of the Mask of Warka”. Babel Cultural Organisation Stolen Objects Stories. https://babel-cultural-organization.com 

 Yunis, A (forthcoming, 2023) “Hidden Kingdoms of Alula: Hegra’s Tombs,” National Geographic (online and magazine)

 Yunis, A (2022). “The Emperor’s New Fruit,” Aramco World Magazine.

 Yunis, A (2021) “Preserving Arabia’s Bedouin Poetry.” Aramco World Magazine  

 Yunis, A (2021). “How to Look Good on the Train to Baghdad,” João Roque Literary Journal

Yunis, A (2020). “Sirens of the Seagrass,” Aramco World Magazine.

 Yunis, A (2019) “The Hidden Heritage of Cape Town’s Kitabs,” Aramco Magazine. Cover Story.

  Yunis, A (2019) “Palette in White” The heritage of cheese. Cover Story.

 

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(Re) Emerging Pasts: Future Heritage in Communities

(Re) Emerging Pasts: Future Heritage in Communities

Alia YunisFeb 27, 20241 min read

Yunis, A, Parthesius, R, Cappalletto N. (Forthcoming, Routledge)

Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management on the Historic and Arabian Trade Routes, Springer Nature

Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management on the Historic and Arabian Trade Routes, Springer Nature

Robert ParthesiusJul 20, 20201 min read

Parthesius, R, Sharfman, J, (eds) (2020) Maritime and Underwater Cultural Heritage Management on the Historic and Arabian Trade Routes, Springer Nature