Welcome to H-Mideast-Medieval, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-MidEast-Medieval is a digital network for scholars and others interested in the study of the Islamic lands of the Middle East during the medieval period (defined roughly as 500-1500 C.E.). The network is sponsored by Middle East Medievalists (MEM).

Recent Content

Exhibition: Sensual Delights. Incense Burners and Rosewater Sprinklers from the World of Islam

Sensual Delights. Incense Burners and Rosewater Sprinklers from the World of Islam

March 20 – September 6, 2015  The David Collection, Copenhagen

This special exhibition focuses on the museum’s Islamic Collection and the two types of vessels that were used to fill the air with fragrances.

Arabic Pasts: Sept. 25, 2015

Arabic Pasts: Histories and Historiographies

Research workshop

Co-hosted by the Aga Khan University, Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and

SOAS, University of London

September 25, 2015

London

The aim of this exploratory and informal workshop is to reflect on methodologies, research agendas, and case studies for investigating history writing in Arabic in the Middle East and North Africa in any period from the seventh century to the present.  

Everyday life in early 11th century Isfahan

Two of my interns are currently working on a serious game for math education, set in early 11th century Isfahan and Utrecht. Since the medieval Middle-East is this is not my own field of research, I would like to ask for your help in locating some interesting research output (books, websites, articles) that can help them in bringing this world to life (e.g. reconstructions of buildings and street maps, information on animal life and vegetation, what was bought and sold on the market(s), clothing, ways of transportation, landmarks, etc.).

TOC: Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies Volume 78 - Issue 01 - February 2015

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies Volume 78 - Issue 01 - February 2015

http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayIssue?jid=BSO&volumeId=78&seriesId=0&issueId=01&etoc=Y

Editorial

Preface: Gerald Hawting

Teresa Bernheimer, Andrew Rippin

Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Volume 78, Issue 01, February 2015, pp 1 - 4

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