Tag Archives: History

Maestre Antonio, master builder and resident of the Villa

Editorial note: The original article was published on 5 May 2024 on the website Arte [...]

Piece of the month: the “Taller del Moro”

Throughout the month of March, thanks to the collaboration between the Centre for Studies on [...]

CEMI’s participation in the “Medina” program of RTVE

Last January, the Centre for the Study of Islamic Madrid (CEMI), a project of the [...]

Surnames of Arabic origin

The Arab legacy in the Iberian Peninsula can be seen through multiple and diverse aspects, [...]

FUNCI was present at FITUR 2024

On January 25, the Islamic Culture Foundation (FUNCI) was invited to participate in FITUR with [...]

CEMI at FITUR fair. A tour of Islamic Madrid

On January 25, the Center for Studies on Islamic Madrid (CEMI), created by de Islamic [...]

Sheikh Hamad Award 2023 for FUNCI

On 13 December 2023 was held in Doha (Qatar) the ninth edition of the Sheikh [...]

The Islamic collections of the Museum of Santa Cruz in Toledo

Summary Although part of the cultural heritage has a monumental character, sometimes it is the [...]

Spices and seasonings in the cuisine of al-Andalus II

PART II Seasonings In order to differentiate recipes from one another, to provide a wider [...]

Islamic Madrid: heritage, identity, and the right to the city I

Introduction The stigmas and exclusions that weigh on Muslim or perceived Muslim populations in Europe, [...]

Spices and seasonings in the cuisine of Al-Andalus I

PART I One of the characteristics of Andalusian cuisine was the use of spices and [...]

Moriscos influence in Rabat and Salé in the 16th and 17th centuries

On 18 May, the Islamic Culture Foundation was invited to participate in the international conference [...]

Madrid, the Andalusian city with many streams

The history of Madrid began in the ninth century, when the Umayyads decided to build [...]

In Saudi Arabia, in the footsteps of the Prophet

Hijrah: in the footsteps of the Prophet. This was the theme chosen by Ithra (the [...]

A research recovers the ancient potters women of the Alhambra

Potters women working for the Alhambra, new chronologies or manufacturing methods are some of the [...]

Introducing the new virtual FUNCI’S tour of Islamic Madrid 

The Centre for Studies on Islamic Madrid (CEMI), in collaboration with the Madrid City Council, [...]

A new essay on Râbi’a Al Adawiyya

We reproduce an excerpt of an interview with the Moroccan thinker and theologian Asma Lamrabet, [...]

Conclusions of the Congress on Islamic past of Toledo

On 30 November 2022, the Centre for Studies on Islamic Toledo (CETI), which belongs to [...]

Women mystics of Islam, freedom and lordship

We reproduce the paper presented by Inés Eléxpuru, FUNCI’s Director of Communication, at the 6th [...]

Accédez au Programme du “Festival du patrimoine andalou de Rabat et Salé” Du 21 au [...]