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Recent Content

Lecture: Prof. Alain George 'The Temple, Church and First Mosque at Damascus: New Perspectives' (London, 2nd May 2018)

We are delighted to announce a mini-lecture series ‘An Islamic Late Antiquity?’ running in London this May sponsored by the ICS Classical Archaeology and Art Seminar.

The first lecture will be given at 5pm, Wednesday, May 2nd by Professor Alain George (University of Oxford) ‘The Temple, Church and First Mosque at Damascus: New Perspectives’ in Room 349, Senate House (South Block). It will be followed by a reception. Everyone is welcome.


Call for Attendance: Fifth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies, Ghent, July, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to invite you to join us at the Fifth Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies, to be held at Ghent University (Belgium) July 5-7, 2018.

The first day of the conference, July 5, will be themed. The theme of this part of the conference will be Historiography/Adab. The following two days of the conference (July 6 and 7) will be structured in pre-organized panels. Panels may focus on any aspect of the intellectual, political, social, economic, and artistic life of the Mamluk period.