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CFP - Sixth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Sixth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies
June 18-20, 2018
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, Missouri
The Sixth Annual Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies (June 18-20, 2018) is a convenient summer venue for scholars from around the world to present papers, organize sessions, participate in roundtables, and engage in interdisciplinary discussion. The goal of the Symposium is to promote serious scholarly investigation into all topics and in all disciplines of medieval and early modern studies.

Publication Announcement - Volume 50 - 2016 of Annales islamologiques

Volume 50 - 2016 of Annales islamologiques has been released on print and online (https://www.openedition.org/13825?lang=en) in November 2017. The guest-edited section is devoted to Architecture in Modern Egypt  (“Bâtir, exposer, restaurer: une histoire architecturale de l’Égypte moderne”), and features 6 essays edited by Mercedes Volait. Fully illustrated by mostly unpublished iconography, the papers explore the large variety of contexts in which architecture bloomed between the mid-19th century and the 1960s.

Publication Announcement - New volume in the Bibliotheca Maqriziana series

Dear colleagues,

As series editor of the Bibliotheca Maqriziana, it is my pleasure to announce the publication of a new volume. This volume is the first of the Opera maiora subseries:

Al-Maqrīzī’s al-Ḫabar ʿan al-bašar, Vol. V, Section 4: Persia and Its Kings, Part I. Edited and translated by Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila. Leiden and Boston: Brill, December 2017 (Bibliotheca Maqriziana, vol. 5).