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, […]
Saturday, November 9th, 2013, 10 am-3 pm 1022 Thayer Academic Building Osterman Commons, 1st floor Institute for the Humanities 10.00 Coffee 10:30 Tayfun Bilgin (Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies) Kantuzzili, the Murderer and Begetter of Hittite Kings 11.00 Gina Konstantopoulos (Ancient Civilizations and Biblical Studies) Elsewhere is a Negative Mirror: Aratta as a Constructed Landscape […]
The webcast of the entire conference is available online @ Brown University servers. Below is the program of the conference with timestamps for each presentation and discussion session.
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 […]