Doha: perspectives on the city as a living museum
Robert Carter

Key Words:  urban heritage, archeology, Origins of Doha Project

Presentation as part of session five: Urban planning and museums, 18 March. Cambridge in Qatar: Perspectives on Middle East Studies conference, Qatar University, 17-18 March 2014
Abstract available HERE
Private Museums in the GCC: a family affair
Sarah White

Key Words: heritage museum and collections, Oman

Presentation as part of the Regional and Local Museums session (14 July) of the Museums in Arabia sessions of the Seminar for Arabian Studies annual conference. British Museum 13-15 July 2012.
Images - Oman: Bait Al Zubair Museum; Nizwa Fort; Oman Children's Museum; Bait Al Na'aman.

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Displaying Origins: Heritage Museums, Cultural Festivals, and National Imageries in the UAE
Laila Prager 

Key Words: images, identity, heritage displays

Horizons in Humanities and Social Sciences, vol. 1, no. 1, 2015
Available to download HERE 

Purposeful Ambiguity: the pearl trade and heritage construction in the United Arab Emirates
Victoria Penziner Hightower

Key Words: exhibition narratives, pearls/pearling in exhibitions

In: Cultural Heritage in the Arabian Peninsula: debates, discourses and practices, Karen Exell & Trinidad Rico, editors. Ashgate, 2014, p.71-84
‘There is no heritage in Qatar’: Orientalism, colonialism and other problematic histories
Karen Exell & Trinidad Rico

Key Words: heritage discourse, constructing heritage, museums

World Archaeology, special issue: Debates in World Archaeology, vol. 45, issue 4, 2013, p.670-685
Available HERE
The Relationship between Museum Architecture, Exhibits and Audience 
Sarah White

Key Words: Oman, heritage museum, Bait Al Zubair

In: Reimagining Museums: practice in the Arabian Peninsula,  Pamela Erskine-Loftus, editor. MuseumsEtc, 2013, p.392-430
Identity traits in UAE fort museums
Heather Maria Baba

Key Words: specific museum type

MA in Museum Studies dissertation, School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, 2011
The Role of Museums in Emirati Culture
Fouad Boumansour

Key Words: heritage collections, archaeology, UAE

Museum International, vol. 63, no. 3-4, September-December 2011, p.11-25
The Al Ain National Museum
Mohammed Amer Al Nayadi

Key Words: UAE, museum overview, heritage, archaeology

Museum International, vol. 63, no. 3-4, September-December 2011, p.26-34
Abstract and access HERE 
Maritime Culture in the UAE: The Construction of Museums and Heritage
Samia Rab

Key Words: museums constructing heritage, Sharjah 

Museum International, vol. 63, no. 3-4, September-December 2011, p.41-50
Abstract and access HERE 
Special Issue: Sultanate of Oman
ICOMAM (International Committee of Museums of Arms and Military History), an international committee of ICOM

Key Words: forts, castles, maritime, collections, Bait Al Zubair

ICOMAM Magazine, issue 7, summer 2011, 97 pages
Available HERE
Visitors Guide to Heritage and Antiquities in KSA
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA) 

Key Words: Saudi Arabia, heritage museums, historic house museums, national museum

SCTA, n.d., 88 pages
Downloadable as PDF from HERE
SCTA select museum virtual tours:    العربية     English
Global Display-Local Dismay: Debating 'Globalized Heritage' in Bahrain 
Thomas Fibiger

Key Words: heritage, globalization, Bahrain National Museum

History and Anthropology, special issue: Globalized Heritage, vol. 22, no. 1, April 2011, p.187-202
Abstract available HERE

Preserving Arabian History in a Living Museum
Ayers Saint Gross 

Key Words: Saudi Arabia, architecture, Atturaif, World Heritage Site

Online article, 19 November 2010
Available HERE
Maryam, the little curator
Adarsh Madhavan & Priya Arunkumar

Key Words: Oman, collecting heritage, Bait Adam

Black & White, vol. 1, issue 12, 15-30 April 2010
Available HERE

Museums, Heritage and Community: The Dubai Experiment
Rashad Bukhash & Eman Assi
Key Words: UAE, heritage house, Emirati cultural life

2A Art & Architecture, special edition Museums in the Middle East, issue 13, winter-spring 2010, p. 102-103
Available HERE
Sheikh Saeed Al-Maktoum House, Shindagha, Dubai
Dariush Zandi

Key Words: UAE, heritage house, architecture, design, images

2A Art & Architecture, special edition 
Museums in the Middle East, issue 13, winter-spring 2010, p. 104-109 
Available HERE
Reconstruction of Jahili Fort, Al Ain
ADACH (Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage) 

Key Words: fort museum, exhibition, Wilfred Thesiger

2A Art & Architecture, special edition 
Museums in the Middle East, issue 13, winter-spring 2010, p. 80-83 
Available HERE
Dubai Museum: the Experience of Real Dubai
Marzieh Birjandian

Key Words: archaeology, architecture, desert, sea

2A Art & Architecture, special edition 
Museums in the Middle East, issue 13, winter-spring 2010, p. 138-141
Available HERE
Usage of the concept of culture and heritage in the United Arab Emirates: an analysis of Sharjah Heritage Area
Oliver J Picton

Key Words: museums, 'exhibitionary complex', heritage display

Journal of Heritage Tourism, vol. 5, no. 1, February 2010, p.69-84
Abstract available HERE

Cultural Heritage Resources in Abu Dhabi Emirate
Mark Beech, Faysal Bibi, Peter Sheehan, Walid Yasin Al Tikriti & Ege Yildirim

Key Words: heritage museums, collection sources, archaeology

Environment Agency Abu Dhabi report (produced by the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage). 2009, 94 pages
Available HERE
Heritage revivalism in Sharjah
John W Fox, Nada Mourtada-Sabbah & Mohammed al-Mutawa

Key Words: heritage area, historic houses, identity, adaptive reuse

In: Globalization and the Gulf, John W Fox, Nada Mourtada-Sabbah & Mohammed al-Mutawa, editors. Routledge, 2006, p.266-287.
Globalization and heritage revival in the Gulf: An anthropological look at Dubai Heritage Village
Sulayman Khalaf

Key Words: living museums, nostalgia, UAE

Journal of Social Affairs (UAE), vol. 19, no. 75, fall 2002, p.13-42
Available HERE
Material Culture
Sayyid H Hurreiz

Key Words: collections, tradition, urbanization, contemporary society

In: Folklore and Folklife in the United Arab Emirates, Sayyid H Hurreiz. RoutledgeCurzon, 2002, p.146-166
NEW    Significance of the development and emergence of art and crafts museums in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Mohammed S. Resayes

Key Words: museum creation phases, differences between arts and crafts in museums

PhD thesis, Ohio State University, 1989
Preservation of Monuments and Sites: Sultanate of Oman 
A G Walls

Key Words: cultural heritage, museums

UNESCO technical report (with UNDP), December 1978, 59 pages
Available HERE