Advisory Board Meeting 2019

The academic advisory board of the Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies will meet in Halle on November 19, 2019. The FID is a project of the University and State Library Saxony-Anhalt (and is funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

FID Advisory Board Meeting SignpostAt the meeting in the first year of the FID’s second funding phase, the results to date will be presented and the future goals discussed.

The advisory board of the FID is made up of academics and researchers as well as academic librarians from various German universities and research institutions. These include the German Orient Institutes in Beirut and Istanbul as well as the Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (Berlin). The board members represent the fields of Arabic Studies, Islamic Studies, Iranian Studies, Turkology, Islamic Theology, Middle East Studies and Christian Orient.

The meeting will be opened by Dr. Berghaus-Sprengel, Director of the ULB. In addition to the FID team, other members of the library management will participate.

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Oriental Christianity Studies and Byzantium on YouTube

The seminar of Oriental Christianity Studies and Byzantium at the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg has opened a YouTube channel.

The team of Prof. Dr. Horn offers an audiovisual insight into the work of the seminar and its guests to a broader public. It presents recordings of lectures and talks as well as interviews with experts.

To the YouTube Channel

The channel conveys current and historical perspectives and scholarly content on Oriental Christianity. The regional focus is on the Middle East, Eastern Mediterranean and the wider Oriental region particularly on North Africa, Eastern Europe and Southwest Asia as well as their intersections.

FID Info Point at the 9th European Conference on Iranian Studies

Flyer: FID Info Point at the 9th European Conference on Iranian StudiesWe present the Specialized Information Service (FID) Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies with an info point at the 9th European Conference on Iranian Studies from 11-12 September 2019.

The European Conference of Iranian Studies (ECIS) is one of Europe’s largest conferences in Iranian Studies. It is held every four years and organized by the Societas Iranologica Europaea (SIE).

This year the conference will be hosted by the Institute of Iranian Studies, Freie Universität Berlin.