Cartographies of Islam: Creating Location and The Places Beyond Meaning 11th Annual Duke-UNC Islamic Studies Graduate Student Conference University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, February 15 & 16, 2014 “So space acquires emotional and even rational sense by a kind of poetic process, whereby the vacant and anonymous reaches of distance are converted into […]
Arabs, mawlâs and dhimmis: Scribal practices and the social construction of knowledge in Late Antiquity and Medieval Islam WHO: Convened by Hugh Kennedy and Myriam Wissa; Organised by Myriam Wissa WHEN: 11 and 12 December 2013 WHERE: the Warburg Institute, London In the past few years criticisms have been levelled at the restriction of high-ranking or low-ranking “scribe”, secretary, […]
firstname.lastname@example.org is a mailinglist for the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and skills by anyone interested in the application of digital humanities to cultures and histories of the Middle East in the widest sense. The list was established by the organizers* of the digital humanities panels at MESA 2014 in New Orleans. It is hosted at Østfold […]
On October 24-25, Brown University will be hosting an international Conference on the Digital Humanities + Islamic & Middle East Studies. The complete program may be found at the conference website, where you may also view a live web-cast of the presentations.
We are just a few days away from the 47th Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association (October 10-13, 2013) that will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana. We—Will Hanley, Børre Ludvigsen, and Maxim Romanov—are glad to present two panels and a roundtable on Digital Humanities in Middle Eastern Studies that will take place on […]