Courses

Arabic Language – now online!

Our Arabic language classes are taught by Ibrahim Othman who has several years’ experience of teaching Arabic at a variety of levels, both in his native Syria and in the UK. Each online course costs £140 and your place will be confirmed once payment is complete. Scroll down for the descriptions and contents of the courses.

Oud, Darbuka & Arabic Music Literacy

Taqasim Music School, founded by Iraqi Oud Master Ahmed Mukhtar, was established in 2011 to teach one of the most significant Oriental instruments called Oud, among other instruments and disciplines that represent Middle Eastern Music. The school also introduced Darbuka lessons in spring 2017.

Manuscript Kufic Calligraphy

Manuscript Kufic is the original Qur’anic script which developed under the Umeyyads and reached its apogee under the Abbasids, but fell into disuse nearly a thousand years ago. Now for the first time, it is being taught again.

A History of Art in Palestine, Pre and Post Nakba

Our introductory courses on the art of the Arab World explore the schools, the movements and the artistic practices that have characterised art across the region throughout various historical and political periods.