This course requires the active contribution of students, in which they present selected readings, objects, and/or techniques, ask critical questions, and lead discussions. It is a course with continuous assessment, which includes individual and group assignments.
Regular attendance, critical approach to sources, basic terminological knowledge, and participation in discussions.
Ernst J. Grube, et al., Cobalt and Lustre: The First Centuries of Islamic Pottery (London: The Nour Foundation in association with Azimuth Editions and Oxford University Press, 1994).
Anne-Marie Keblow Bernsted, Early Islamic Pottery Materials and Techniques (London: Archetype Publications, 2003).
Regina Krahl, John Guy, J. Keith Wilson, and Julian Raby, eds., Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds (Singapore; Washington, D.C.: National Heritage Board, Singapore; Singapore Tourism Board; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 2010).
Markus Milwright, An Introduction to Islamic Archaeology (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010).
Oya Pancaroğlu, Perpetual Glory: Medieval Islamic Ceramics from the Harvey B. Plotnick Collection (New Haven; London: Yale University Press; The Art Institute of Chicago, 2007).
Venetia Porter, Islamic Tiles (London: The British Museum, 1995).
Oliver Watson, Ceramics from Islamic Lands (London: Thames & Hudson in association with the al-Sabah Collectiion Dar al-Athar al-Islamiyyah, Kuwait National Museum, 2004).