My book out in paperback: Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Dear colleagues

I'd like to announce the publication of the paperback version of my book, Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo, from Edinburgh University Press, priced at an affordable £19.99 / $29.95, with a 30% discount using these codes:

In Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania: use code NEW30 at edinburghuniversitypress.com

To attend in Cairo 30-31 March: Annual History Seminar, AUC

Dear Colleagues,

The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations at the American University in Cairo announces its Annual History Seminar on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 March, 2018, at AUC Tahrir Square Campus, Cairo. This year's theme is "Working in Egypt in the 19th Century." Registration is free on the day of the event. Program below.

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1594359117337964/

(Apologies for cross-posting)

Publication Announcement - Volume 50 - 2016 of Annales islamologiques

Volume 50 - 2016 of Annales islamologiques has been released on print and online (https://www.openedition.org/13825?lang=en) in November 2017. The guest-edited section is devoted to Architecture in Modern Egypt  (“Bâtir, exposer, restaurer: une histoire architecturale de l’Égypte moderne”), and features 6 essays edited by Mercedes Volait. Fully illustrated by mostly unpublished iconography, the papers explore the large variety of contexts in which architecture bloomed between the mid-19th century and the 1960s.

CFP - Working in Egypt in the 19th Century, AUC, Cairo, March 30-31 2018

We are pleased to share with you the Call for Papers for the upcoming Annual History Seminar organized by the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo. 

American University in Cairo

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations

Annual History Seminar

Working in Egypt in the 19th Century

30-31 March 2018

Oriental Hall, Tahrir Square Campus

To attend in Cairo: AUC seminar on Upper Egypt

The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo, cordially invites you to its Annual History Seminar this coming Friday 24 March and Saturday 25 March, 2017 on the theme of Upper Egypt/al-Sa'id in Egyptian History and Culture. The seminar is open to researchers and graduate students. Free registration. Please find the program below. 

To attend in Cairo: AUC seminar on Upper Egypt

The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo, cordially invites you to its Annual History Seminar this coming Friday 24 March and Saturday 25 March, 2017 on the theme of Upper Egypt/al-Sa'id in Egyptian History and Culture. The seminar is open to researchers and graduate students. Free registration. Please find the program below. 

New book: Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo

Dear colleagues

I'm pleased to announce that my first book is now out: Islamic Law and Empire in Ottoman Cairo, from Edinburgh University Press.

In Europe and the Middle East it's available from EUP:

https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-islamic-law-and-empire-in-ottoman-cairo.html

In North America, their books are distributed by OUP:

The Marvelous Chronicles: Biographies and Events (2013)

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring your attention to the new critical edition (2013) of ʿAbd al-Raḥman al-Jabartī's ʿAjāʾib al-Āthār fī ʼl-Tarājim wa-ʼl-Akhbār ("The Marvelous Chronicles: Biographies and Events") by Professor Shmuel Moreh of the Hebrew University.

The Marvelous Chronicles: Biographies and Events (2013)

Dear Colleagues,

I would like to bring your attention to the new critical edition (2013) of ʿAbd al-Raḥman al-Jabartī's ʿAjāʾib al-Āthār fī ʼl-Tarājim wa-ʼl-Akhbār ("The Marvelous Chronicles: Biographies and Events") by Professor Shmuel Moreh of the Hebrew University.

A short blurb can be found here.

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