The Racecourse of Literature – An-Nawāǧī and His Contemporaries
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.
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The Asien-Afrika-Institut at the University of Hamburg is hosting a lecture series on ‘Gäste, Glaubensbrüder, Störenfriede? Konflikt und Migration zwischen der Türkei und Syrien‘ from 25 October 2017 – 25 January 2018. The lectures take place weekly on wednesdays in room 221 of the institute.
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The University of Basrah is hosting a conference titled ‘Rebuilding War Societies: Challenges and Perspectives‘ from 17-21 November 2017. The Call for Papers is open until 15 August 2017. You can find the full CfP here.
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.
Volume 36 of the Beiruter Texte und Studien ‘Les états araméens de Syrie : depuis leur fondation jusqu’à leur transformation en provinces assyriennes‘ by Hélène S. Sader is now available Open Access on MENAdoc.