Workshop: “Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and Administrators”

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 lands?
  • How did the competition between ruling elites and households impact this professional mobility?
  • Etc.

Deadline for abstracts: 15 September 2018 (300 words or less)



Find the full call for papers here.