Online Workshop – "People of the Desert: Nomadic Networks and the Spread and Practice of Islam" – 28 October

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THIRD ḤAJAR ONLINE WORKSHOP, 28 OCTOBER 2022

 

People of the Desert: Nomadic Networks and the Spread and Practice of Islam

15:45 -19:00 (CET time)
Chairs: Irina Shingiray (University of Oxford) and José C. Carvajal López (University of Leicester)


15:45 Case studies

José C. Carvajal López (University of Leicester)

Nomads of Qatar? The emergence of Bedouin communities in the Persian-Arabian Gulf

ShadiaTaha (University of Cambridge)

Beja nomads in Sudan: neglected history and bleak future

Jorge de Torres Rodríguez (Incipit -Institute of Heritage Sciences, Spain)

Islamic archaeology of the nomads in the Horn of Africa

17:15 Break

17:30 Discussion

Discussant: Greg Fisher

Discussant: Benjamin A. Saidel, East Carolina University

General debate and questions

For registration (and zoom link), please write us to hajararchaeology@gmail.com until October 26th