Open Access: Geschichte und Entwicklung der modernen persischen Literatur

Book Cover: Geschichte und Entwicklung der modernen persischen Literatur von Bozorg Alavi“History and Development of Modern Persian Literature” by Bozorg Alavi written in 1964 is now available in our open access collection MENAdoc.

Professor Alavi describes the evolution of Persian prose and poetry since the beginning of the 20th century with a brief introduction on 19th century developments against the background of political and social change.

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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