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Recent Content

New Publication: The Hidden Life of Textiles in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean

"Apologies for cross-posting" 

Dear colleagues, 

I am pleased to announce the publication by Brepols of the edited volume of essays The Hidden Life of Textiles in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean. The book contains published papers of the conference 'Textiles & Identity in the Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean: Paradigms of Contexts and Cross-Cultural Exchanges' of the British School at Athens, held at the (Benaki) Museum of Islamic Art in 2016, as well as some new contributions.  

PODCAST: Podcast de l’IFPO: “Une histoire des épidemies au Proche et Moyen Orient” (A History of Epidemics in the Near and Middle East)

Dear colleagues,

I would like to invite you to follow this serie of podcasts organized by the French Institute of the Near East (IFPO).

Have epidemics changed the history of the Near and Middle East? How did societies from this region react to this phenomenon? This serie of podcasts wants to look back at the history of epidemics in a region which has been regularly affected during the past, relying on the work of historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, linguists and philosophers.

PODCAST: Podcast de l’IFPO: “Une histoire des épidemies au Proche et Moyen Orient” (A History of Epidemics in the Near and Middle East)

Dear colleagues,

I would like to invite you to follow this serie of podcasts organized by the French Institute of the Near East (IFPO).

Have epidemics changed the history of the Near and Middle East? How did societies from this region react to this phenomenon? This serie of podcasts wants to look back at the history of epidemics in a region which has been regularly affected during the past, relying on the work of historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, linguists and philosophers.