‘Medieval Archaeology in the Horn of Africa’ seminars – Spring 2022 line-up

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Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
January 19, 2022 to April 6, 2022
Location: 
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
African History / Studies, Archaeology, Area Studies

‘Medieval Archaeology in the Horn of Africa’ seminars – Spring 2022 line-up

The Centre for Islamic Archaeology invites you to the Spring 2022 series of the ‘Medieval Archaeology in the Horn of Africa’ seminars. These follow a well-received inaugural series hosted over Autumn 2021. The seminars aim to bring recent research on the medieval archaeology of the Horn of Africa to a wide audience. All seminars are on Wednesdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm UK time. Online via Zoom.

Co-organised and co-chaired by:

Awet Teklehimanot Araya (PhD candidate, Centre for Islamic Archaeology, IAIS, UoE)

Professor Timothy Insoll (Al-Qasimi Chair in African and Islamic Archaeology, Centre for Islamic Archaeology, IAIS, UoE)

All are welcome! 

Full program below:

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19 Jan: Mikael Muehlbauer, PhD. (Research fellow at the American Council of Learned Societies, USA)

‘The Fatimid Caliphate and early Zagwe Ethiopia: a 'Greek tragedy' told in Monuments’ 

No registration is required for this lecture due to the short turnaround time. Join via the zoom link &details here: 

https://Universityofexeter.zoom.us/j/92248492818?pwd=TldkRmlBelFCMzNkRlY1T0xrMDRyQT09 

Meeting ID: 922 4849 2818, Password: 076678

See further details here 

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02 March: Gabriele Castiglia, PhD (Assistant Professor at the Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology in Rome, Italy)

‘From Early Christian to Islamic (?) Adulis: New Data and Questions’ 

Registration required. See further details and register here

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16 March: Alebachew B. Birru, PhD. (Assistant Professor, Archaeology and Heritage Management at Debre Berhan University, Ethiopia)

‘Megalithic Landscapes in the Central Highlands of Ethiopia: Legacies of a medieval “Pagan” Civilization’ 

Registration required. See further details and register here

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06 April: Roxani E. Margariti, PhD. (Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies at Emory University, USA)

‘Islands of resilience: maritory and economy in the Dahlak archipelago, 10th–17th centuries’ 

Registration required. See further details and register here

 

Contact Info: 

Awet Teklehimanot Araya (PhD candidate, Centre for Islamic Archaeology, IAIS, UoE). email: at643@exeter.ac.uk

Professor Timothy Insoll (Al-Qasimi Chair in African and Islamic Archaeology, Centre for Islamic Archaeology, IAIS, UoE). email: t.insoll@exeter.ac.uk

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