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"Migrations in Mongol Eurasia," The Hebrew University, December 18-20, 2017

Dear all, Please see the following program for our conference:

Migrations in Mongol Eurasia

The Hebrew University, December 18-20, 2017, Mandel Building, 5th Floor, Room 530

Conveners: Michal Biran and Jonathan Brack

Monday, December 18th: 14:15-14:30: Introductory remarks

14:30-16:30: Panel 1: Trade, Migration, and Diaspora in Mongol Eurasia 

Chair: Michal Biran (HUJI)  

Understanding Text and Stone: a History of Christian Symbols in Mamluk Architecture - York Islamic Art Circle

"Understanding Text and Stone: a History of Christian Symbols in Mamluk Architecture" Speaker: Dr Sami de Giosa, University of Oxford Date: Tuesday 5th December 2017 Time: 6:30pm -8pm Venue: Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, UK. Attendance by free ticket only www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/public-lectures/autumn-17/text-stone/

To attend in Cairo: Doris Abouseif lectures 3&4 December

Dear Friends and Colleagues, 

The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations is honored to host Dr. Doris Behrens-Abouseif, Professor Emerita and Former Nasser D. Khalili Chair at SOAS, University of London, with the generous support of the Cleveland H. Dodge foundation.  Dr. Behrens-Abouseif will deliver two public lectures during her visit to Cairo as the 2017 Bayard Dodge Visiting Professor: 

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