The Racecourse of Literature – An-Nawāǧī and His Contemporaries
The conference deals with the writings of Shamsaddīn an-Nawāǧī (ca. 1386–1455) and those of his contemporaries such as Ibn Ḥiǧǧa al-Ḥamawī and Ibn Ḥaǧar al-ʿAsqalānī. An-Nawāǧī has been famous for his literary anthologies of love poetry and wine poetry.
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The Agya is hosting a Conference on “Media Transitions and Cultural Debates in Arab Societies” from 24 to 26 November 2017. The CfP is open until 31 August 2017. You can find the full Call here.
The British Library is hosting a series of lectures on literature from 15-16 July 2017 titled ‘Shubbak at the British Library‘. You can find the full Programme here:
A workshop titled ‘Arabic Pasts: Histories and Historiographies‘, hosted by the Aga Khan University and SOAS, will take place in London on 6 October 2017. The Call for Papers was open until 15 May 2017. The Programme is now available.
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A conference on ‘Path of Men: Portrait of a Literature Life stories in Arab Writing before the 10th Century AD‘ will take place at the Institut Francais Tunisie from 4-6 October 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 19 May 2017.
Volume 110 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘Zwischen Alltag und Schriftkultur: Horizonte des Individuellen in der arabischen Literatur des 17. und 18. Jahrhunderts‘ ed. by Stefan Reichmuth and Florian Schwarz is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.
Volume 112 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘The weaving of words: approaches to classical Arabic prose‘ ed. byLale Behzadi and Vahid Behmardi is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.