The V Intensive Summer Course "Arabic Codicology: the Islamic Manuscript Heritage in the El Escorial Collection", co-organised by the European Research Commission Project SICLE ("Saadian Intellectual and Cultural Life", ERC 670628) and the Fundación General de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, will take place from 2 to 6 of July 2018 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Madrid, Spain.
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2017 – 2018 AKPIA Lecture Series, A Forum for Islamic Art & Architecture
The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University presents
March 1, 2018
5:30 – 7:00pm
Archaeologist, Department of Islamic Art, Louvre Museum
“Evolution of Settlements and Socio-Economic Features in the Bukhara Oasis between Antiquity and Medieval period”
Co-sponsored with the Committee on Medieval Studies at Harvard University
I am putting together a panel on Islam in pre-Modern China for next year’s American Academy of Religion (Chinese Religions Unit) annual meeting (Denver, November 17-20) and am looking to add two/three additional presenters.
We are now accepting applications for “Global Histories of Disability!” This four-week NEH Summer Institute for College and University Teachers will take place at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. from June 18 to July 13, 2018. The Institute will host twenty-five scholars from different disciplines and at different stages in their careers, including up to three advanced graduate students and at least five non-tenure track faculty, who share a strong interest in the history of disability. Each participant will receive a $3,300 stipend to help defray travel and living expenses.
Professor Stephen Snobelen of the University of King's College will be opening the 20th annual History Across the Disciplines Conference at Dalhousie University with his keynote address "A Bloody Revolution? Continuity and Discontinuity in the Anatomical Discovery of Circulation". This lecture will engage not only with the history of science and medicine, but also art, politics, religion, society, and culture. This talk is free and open to the public. It will take place on March 23rd, 2018 at 6pm in the Potter Auditorium of the Rowe Building, Dalhousie University.