2nd International Conference on Mamluk Literature

The Racecourse of Literature – An-Nawāǧī and His Contemporaries

Flyer: 2. Internationale Konferenz zur mamlukischen Literatur 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.

Here you will find the event flyer.

Kurtuluş Yolunda : a work on Central Asian literature in a Turkish-Uzbek mixed language

Volume 66 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien [Beiruter Texte und Studien/ Türkische Welten 2] ‘Kurtuluş Yolunda : a work on Central Asian literature in a Turkish-Uzbek mixed language‘ by Settar Cabbar, ed., translated and linguistically revisited by A. Sumru Özsoy, Claus Schönig and Esra Karabacak is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.

Medieval Ethiopia: A Colloquium

The Virgin and Child with the Archangels Gabriel and Michael, late 15th-early 16th century.
Tempera on parchment. Gospel manuscript from the Monastery of Gunda Gunde (Tigray, Ethiopia); digital image courtesy of the DSU, UTSC Library (©M. Gervers, 2002)

The Centre for Medieval Studies at the Universtiy of Toronto is hosting a colloquium on ‘Medieval Ethiopia‘ from 10-11 March 2017. You can find the colloquium poster here.

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