In focusing on local and regional elites, the aim of this conference is to understand how the authority and power of the caliphate was actualized within the daily lives of the empire’s inhabitants. Continue reading
“Shifting Dynamics of the Kurdish Cause in a Changing Middle East”
This interdisciplinary conference aims to bring together researchers from a range of disciplines working on Kurdish history, politics, culture, gender, minority rights and diaspora to examine the ongoing political, social and cultural developments in the lives of the Kurds and Kurdistan.
The abstract deadline: March 15th, 2019.
Proposals for sessions and suggestions to format, including panel discussions, roundtables and workshops or book launches are welcome.
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The 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.
Volume 128 of the “Beiruter Texte und Studien”
Volume 128 of the “Beiruter Texte und Studien” is now freely available here in our open access repository MENAdoc.