This workshop is interested in papers that consider the following questions:
- How and when did the madrasas start producing bureaucrats?
- What did getting close to political authority entail for the ʿulamāʾ?
- How did offers for higher appointments travel in Islamic
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Sharing an Islamic past, both countries display this heritage in different ways through art and architecture. As cultural contact zones, Italy and Spain had a rich Islamic tradition, which has been adopted in the medieval Norman and Mudéjar artistic production.… Read more
First International Congress on Ottoman Studies was held between 14–17 October 2015 in Sakarya, Turkey. As a follow-up, the 2nd International Congress on Ottoman Studies will be held in cooperation with the Turkish Historical Society (TTK), between 17–20 October in … Read more
Islamkundliche Untersuchungen Volume 215
The 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.… Read more
Islamkundliche Untersuchungen Volume 147
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 … Read more
The deadline for submissions for the “2nd International Congress of Ottoman Studies” (OSARK) has been extended till May 15, 2018. Details about the congress can be found in our events section and on the website of the organizer.… Read more
The Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg is hosting a Fall School ‘Science and Technology in the Islamic Middle Periods‘ from 25-29 September 2017 as a Webinar. Application is possible until 15 August 2017. You can find the complete Information here.… Read more