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).

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CfP: Spatial Thought in Islamicate Societies, 1000–1600, University of Tübingen, 30 March - 1 April 2017

Call for Papers

Spatial Thought in Islamicate Societies, 1000–1600: The Politics of Genre, Image, and Text

International Conference, University of Tübingen, Germany, March 30–April 1, 2017

Organized by Kurt Franz (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen), Zayde Antrim (Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.), and Jean-Charles Ducène (École pratique des hautes études, Paris)

George Manginis at the Royal Asiatic Society 25th May

Dear All,

We would like to invite you to the launch of RAS fellow George Manginis' book, 'Mount Sinai - A History of Travellers and Pilgrims', forthcoming on Haus Publishing.

The event will take place at 6.30pm on Wednesday 25th May at the Royal Asiatic Society, 14 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HD.

Please RSVP to Amy Riach ar@royalasiaticsociety.org if you would like to attend. An e-flyer is available from the same address.

Workshop: Structural Dividers in Qur'anic Material

Dates: 3-4 June 2016

Location: Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS, University of London

Registration: A limited number of free places are available, by application. Precedence will be given to university staff and to graduate students. Please contact Marianna Klar on mk81@soas.ac.uk to register.


Day One          Friday 3 June 2016

9.00–9.30        coffee and welcome address