The International Digital Archiving Conference in the Arab World (DAAW 19)

The International Digital Archiving Conference in the Arab World (DAAW 19)Digital archiving in the Arab world acts as a major channel of knowledge transmission in the present day. As the practice grows, new archival challenges emerge and act as a catalyst for innovation and development of new technologies.

The International Digital Archiving Conference in the Arab World is to be held in Abu Dhabi, October 26 – 27, 2019. It is the first Digital Archiving conference to be organized by the CEDEJ, Egypt (Centre D’etudes Et De Documentation Économiques, Juridiques Et Sociales) in collaboration with Bibliotheca Alexandrina and CEFAS (Centre Français d’Archéologie et de Sciences Sociales).

The conference’s aim is to provide an exploratory gateway of the fast-growing interdisciplinary field of digital archiving in the Arab world.

Deadline for Abstract Submission (Papers Only): April 30, 2019, 23:59 (UTC+02:00)

Conference: “The Egyptian Revolution of 1919: The Birth of the Modern Nation”

Logo: The Egyptian Revolution of 1919The Egyptian independence movement in 1919 led to the recognition of Egyptian sovereignty in 1922, an Egyptian constitution in 1923, and Saad Zaghloul’s appointment as the first prime minister of a government elected by suffrage in 1924.

To mark the centenary of the revolution, the British Egyptian Society (BES), the London Middle East Institute (LMEI) at SOAS University of London and the Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) are holding this conference.

The event will be held at the Brunei Gallery at SOAS University of London.

The programme of this conference can be found here.

Open Access: Das Opferfest (ʿīd al-aḍḥā) im heutigen Ägypten

Islamkundliche Untersuchungen Volume 215

Buchtitel: Das Opferfest (ʿīd al-aḍḥā) im heutigen Ägypten von Mohammed RashedThe Egyptian-born author Mohammed Rashed dedicates his book to the Feast of the Sacrifice in his homeland. In addition to the theoretical and religious foundations, Rashed focuses on the practice of the Egyptian Eid al-Adha today.

The book was pblished by the Klaus Schwarz Verlag Berlin in 1998 and is available on our open access repository MENAdoc.

The book can be read online. Due to license reasons we cannot offer a PDF for download.

Open Access: Das Fest des Fastenbrechens (ʿīd al-fiṭr) in Ägypten

Islamkundliche Untersuchungen Volume 147

Buchtitel: Das Fest des Fastenbrechens (ʿīd al-fiṭr) in Ägypten von Laila Nabhan

Laila Nabha wrote a dissertation on the theological foundations and the practical execution of the Feast of Breaking the Fast in Egypt.

This work was published by the Klaus Schwarz Verlag Berlin in 1991 and is available on our open access repository MENAdoc.

The book can be read online. Due to license reasons we cannot offer a PDF for download.

Mediterranean Mobilities and Borders

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The workshop will investigate the interactions and interdependencies of modern Mediterranean mobilities with aspects of power, with class, gender, and generational identities, and with images of the region. It aims to develop a common perspective on these mobilities.

The workshop is a joint project of:

  • DFG-network: “A Modern Mediterranean: Dynamics of a World Region, 1800-2000”
  •  Istanbul Bilgi University European Institute
  • Orient-Institut Istanbul

Registration: