Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations Research Seminar, University of Edinburgh
I am happy to announce this semester's Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations Research Seminar at the University of Edinburgh.
The seminar takes place on Tuesdays, 16:10 GMT at the School of Divinity (New College, Mound Pl, Edinburgh EH1 2LX). The talks are online and in person. Those wishing to attend online should contact me (email@example.com) or use the QR code in the programme poster.
The schedule is as follows:
31 Jan — Althaus-Reid Room
Dr Nora K. Schmid (University of Hamburg)
'Asceticism in Sermons of Kharijites and Islamic Renunciants’
14 Feb — Elizabeth Templeton Lecture Room
Prof Andrew Peacock (University of St Andrews)
‘Translating the Bible in Mongol Tabriz: Persian Manuscripts, Syriac Translators and European Patronage’
21 March — Althaus-Reid Room
Dr Neelam Hussain (Mingana Collection of Middle Eastern Manuscripts)
‘Manuscripts, Readers & Reading Communities: Tracing the Career of the Sirr al-Asrār through Time and Space’
4 April — Elizabeth Templeton Lecture Room
Dr Hilary Kilpatrick (independent scholar)
'What is al-Shābushtī's (d. c. 999) Kitāb al-Diyārāt (The Book of Monasteries) Really About?'
All best wishes,