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CFP - 11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE), LMU Munich, 3–7 April 2018

From: Lorenz Korn <lorenz.korn@uni-bamberg.de>

Date: April 26

The Organizing Committee on behalf of the LMU invites all scholars working on subjects related to Near Eastern Archaeology to participate in the 11th International Congress on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East (ICAANE), which will take place at the LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) from 3–7 April 2018.

Lecture - "Spices, Silks, and Slaves: Travel by Land in the Medieval Islamic World" - York Islamic Art Circle, 9 May

York Islamic Art Circle "Spices, Silks, and Slaves: Travel by Land in the Medieval Islamic World" with Professor Scott Redford (SOAS) on Tuesday 9th May 2017 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm at the Bowland Auditorium (Berrick Saul Building), University of York, UK In the 13-14th centuries, the central Islamic lands witnessed a resurgence in the building of caravanserais. Going well beyond the functional accommodation of humans, their beasts of burden, and their cargos, these caravanserais are splendid manifestations of the power of the state projected into the countryside.

CFP - South-South II: Materiality and Embodiment in Greater Asia and Africa October 27-28, 2017 Columbia University, New York

Call for Papers
South-South II: Materiality and Embodiment in Greater Asia and Africa
October 27-28, 2017
Columbia University, New York
The incorporation of non-humans as active participants in knowledge production has prepared the way for interrogations of the nature of “objects”, “bodies”, and their relationship to one another throughout history.

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