2nd International Conference on Mamluk Literature

The Racecourse of Literature – An-Nawāǧī and His Contemporaries

Flyer: 2. Internationale Konferenz zur mamlukischen Literatur The conference deals with the writings of Shamsaddīn an-Nawāǧī (ca. 1386–1455) and those of his contemporaries such as Ibn Ḥiǧǧa al-Ḥamawī and Ibn Ḥaǧar al-ʿAsqalānī. An-Nawāǧī has been famous for his literary anthologies of love poetry and wine poetry.

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Gäste, Glaubensbrüder, Störenfriede? Konflikt und Migration zwischen der Türkei und Syrien

The Asien-Afrika-Institut at the University of Hamburg is hosting a lecture series on ‘Gäste, Glaubensbrüder, Störenfriede? Konflikt und Migration zwischen der Türkei und Syrien‘ from 25 October 2017 – 25 January 2018. The lectures take place weekly on wednesdays in room 221 of the institute.

 

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From Neoliberal to Socially-Just Reconstruction – The role of civil society in shaping post-conflict reconstruction policies in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Libya

The Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation, Office Beirut, is hosting a workshop on ‘From Neoliberal to Socially-Just Reconstruction – The role of civil society in shaping post-conflict reconstruction policies in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, and Libya‘ from 19-20 September 2017. The Call for Abstracts is open until 2 July 2017. Please find the full call here.