Tag Archives: Mayrit

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, [...]

Madrid, the Andalusian city with many streams

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

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 tour through the maps of Madrid

In these days of “lockdown” for a common good, our colleague Daniel Gil-Benumeya, Scientific Coordinator [...]

Maslama al-Mayriti, Maslama of Madrid

The current capital of Spain is rooted in the Al-Andalus period. Between the years 852 [...]

New restoration project of the garden of the Christian wall

The Islamic Culture Foundation will soon begin the rehabilitation works of the garden at the [...]