Upcoming Events

The Comrades of the Ship: Quranic Narrative and Early Muslim Accounts of Women Emigres to Abyssinia

Mon, Nov 29, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker:  Hamza M. Zafer, University of Washington

Respondent: Michael Cook, Princeton University

Location: zoom
Audience: Open to public
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Lebanon’s Economic Collapse and Outside Intervention

Tue, Nov 30, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

This talk examines how outside actors are interacting with Lebanon’s present crisis. As the country’s economic system has worsened, and as the state’s reach has reduced, new spaces have opened to outside actors. These can now play a role in Lebanon, to different degrees and in novel ways.

Location: Zoom Webinar
Audience: Open to public
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Does the Reader Make the Book? The Reception of Ibn Ṭūlūn’s Autograph Manuscripts (16th-20th Centuries)

Mon, Dec 6, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker: Torsten Wollina

Location: zoom
Audience: Open to public
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The Caucasus Region at a Crossroads: The Challenges and Prospects for Peace and Cooperation

Wed, Dec 8, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

The South Caucasus region, rich in history and important in geostrategic terms, has recently experienced renewed conflict as well as tensions between its regional powers.

Location: Zoom Webinar
Audience: Open to public
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The Rhythm of Shafts: Thoughts on Pattern Notations for Lampas Weaves in the Medieval Islamic World

Mon, Dec 13, 2021, 12:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Speaker: Corinne Mühlemann, University of Copenhagen in Denmark
Respondent: Abigail Balbale, NYU

Location: zoom
Audience: Open to public
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