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 work ‘Preserving, studying, and democratizing access to the world heritage of Islamic manuscripts: The Zaydī tradition‘ by Sabine Schmidtke, originally published in Chroniques du manuscrit au Yémen 23 in January 2017, is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.
The Beirut office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation is hosting a conference on ‘Women’s involvement in peace, security and transition processes in the Arab world‘ from 16-18 November 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 15 July 2017.
The Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Office Beirut, is hosting a workshop on ‘From Neoliberal to Socially-Just Reconstruction – The role of civil society in shaping post-conflict reconstruction policies in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Libya‘ from 19-20 September 2017. The Call for Abstracts is open until 2 July 2017. Please find the full call here.
Volume 91 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘Schminken, Düfte und Räucherwerk der Jemenitinnen : Lexikon der Substanzen, Utensilien und Techniken‘ by Hanne Schönig is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.
The Orient-Institute Beirut is holding a conference on “Left-Wing Trends in the Arab World (1948-1979): Bringing Transnational Back in” from 12-13 December 2016. The Call for Proposals is open until 26 June 2016. The programme is available here.