In focusing on local and regional elites, the aim of this conference is to understand how the authority and power of the caliphate was actualized within the daily lives of the empire’s inhabitants. Continue reading
Translating Arabic Legal Discourse
The Governance Programme at the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations invites papers in the disciplines of legal anthropology, law and comparative law, legal pragmatics, sociolinguistics and discourse analysis, politics and translation studies for a two-day conference on translations of legal discourse in Arabic-speaking contexts.
Transcultural Interplay through Art and Social Life: Iranian Diaspora in Europe and beyond
The conference plans to deepen the notion of the Transcultural in relation to ‘Iranian’ artistic matters. Emphasis is put on investigations into the richness and complexity of artistic expression and the reciprocal effects and correlations that can be observed between the arts and in social life generally.
Ibadism and the Study of Islam: A view from the edge”
The Conference will locate the study of Ibadism interdisciplinarily as we examine how the spatial metaphor of center and edge, when applied to the study of Ibadism, can gesture to new research orientations in the field of Islamic studies.
Deadline for abstracts: 21 January 2019
Competency Orientation in Arabic Language Teaching
However, the same applies to the target language Arabic: Successful communicative action requires communicative, intercultural and methodical skills.
The 2nd conference of the Fachverband Arabisch e.V. in cooperation with the Institute of Arabic Studies of the Otto-Friedrich-University Bamberg will focus on theoretical and practical questions in order to connect with general foreign language didactics in this respect.
Programme: German and Arabic