The project “Bibliotheca Arabica” has been approved for the University of Leipzig and the Saxon University of Sciences, aiming to develop and compile fundamental knowledge on literary and scientific production and practice between the 12th and 19th century. Please find a description of the project below. Continue reading
The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures is hosting a workshop on ‘Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world. Knowledge, authority and legitimacy‘ from 18-19 December 2017. You can find the full programme here.
The MERI is hosting a forum on ‘Shaping the Middle East: for Peace, Stability and Prosperity‘ at the Rotana Hotel Erbil from 7-9 November 2017. The Programme will be available close to the event.
The Asia Research Institute of the National University of Singapore is hosting a workshop on ‘Beyond Bedouin and Bania: Arabia-South Asia Relations‘ from 7-8 December 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 20 September 2017.
You can find the full Call for Papers here: Continue reading
The Pembroke College Oxford is hosting a conference on ‘Re-thinking Nationalism, Sectarianism, and Ethno-Religious Mobilisation in the Middle East‘ from 26-28 January 2018. The Call for Papers is open until 15 September 2017. You can find the full Call for Papers here.
The Culture Department of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic Iran is hosting a workshop on ‘Die tausendjährige Schule der Schia‘ from 6-7 October 2017.
- Meaning of the Shi’a?
- Ijtihad und Marja
- Ahl al-Bait
- Schools of Shi’a
- Teachings, Legal Scholars, Exchange of Ideas
The Second International Conference on Levantines in Istanbul titled ‘Levantines as pioneers of Modernization in Industry and Trade in the Ottoman Empire‘ will take place from 20-22 October 2017 statt. The Call for Papers is open until 31 August 2017. You can find the full Call for Papers here.
The peer-reviewed Journal Studia Orientalia is available Open Access titled Studia Orientalia Electronica. It gives access to a wide variety of topics and issues in the jorunal.
You can find the Website of the Studia Orientalia Electronica here.