The open access journal META (Middle East – Topics & Arguments) has published its issue 10-2018 entitled “Trauma”. The editorial describes it as follows:
Kitāb-i Šāhnāma-i ḥakīm Abu-‘l-Qāsim Firdausī Ṭūsī
As title number 15,000 (fifteen thousand) in our open-access repository MENAdoc, we present a beautiful large-sized edition of the so-called “Book of Kings”.
The Persian epic poem “Šāhnāmah” is the life’s work of the poet Abūl-Qāsim Firdausī (940-1020).
Here you will find the 4 volumes free to view or for download as PDF.
This issue was published in Bombay in 1855. It is illustrated with numerous lithographs, which are more effective in an enlarged view.
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The peer-reviewed online journal “Middle East – Topics & Arguments” (META) is calling for submissions for its thirteenth issue, which will be entitled “Contacts”. Continue reading
The registration for the conference: “Law, Islam and Anthropology” at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle ends on Monday, 5 November.
Here you will find all the details in our event calendar.
Here you will find the event programme.
“Symposia Iranica is open to postgraduates at all levels and post-docs from any discipline”
“We welcome proposals that engage with any aspect of Iranian studies within the arts, humanities, and social sciences. […] Comparative themes and interdisciplinary approaches are also very welcome.”
Here you can find the full call for papers and the application form
Deadline will be December 30, 2018.
The Orient-Institut Beirut (OIB) organizes and hosts an international conference on “Reconstructing Neighborhoods of War”.
The conference discusses comparatively the reconstruction of cities of war through the lens of neighborhood relations in different spaces and times.
More details in our events calendar.
We now have all issues of the Turkish journal “Baran” in our library.
Baran exists since 2007. It is an important source for the study of contemporary political Islam in Turkey.
Link to the GVK