EmCo guest: Antoine Borrut

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‘Abbasid dirham – temp. al-Manṣūr

Arabic Numismatics – an introductory seminar

This seminar offers an introduction to the study of Arabic Numismatics. The lectures will provide an overview of the relevant aspects of Arabic coins. Arabic coins contain a mine of information: besides the basic chrono-topic details – the city and…

Battle of Homs (1281)

Workshop: Acts of Rebellions and Revolts in the Early Caliphate

This workshop aims to bring together both senior and junior scholars to present research which illuminates the political and social dynamics implicit in the act of rebellion and revolt across the caliphate. This workshop aims to examine the act of…

EmCo Guest: Minoru Inaba

Minoru Inaba is a Professor of the Department of Oriental Studies, Institute for Research in Humanities, Kyoto University. He is specialized in the pre- and early Islamic history of Central Asia, especially of Afghanistan and adjacent regions. Programme Tuesday 19…

Conference: Ties that Bind: Mechanisms and Structures of Social Dependency in the Early Islamic Empire

The EmCo team is organising a conference which aims to bring together both senior and junior scholars to present research which illuminates the structures and mechanisms that allowed the early Islamic empire to function. The period to be focused on…

EmCo guest: Jack Tannous

Jack Tannous is Assistant Professor of History at Princeton University. His research focuses on the Syriac-speaking Christian communities of the Near East in this period, and he is also interested in a number of other, related areas, including Eastern Christian Studies…

Workshop: Acts of Excommunication

Workshop: Acts of Excommunication

“Acts of Excommunication” in the Late Antique and Early Islamicate Middle East Scholars of Judaism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism and Islam often study excommunication in separate silos, developing separate vocabularies and models. However, during the early Islamic period, these communities shared space…

EMCO Guest: Maaike van Berkel

Maaike van Berkel is a social and cultural historian of the Middle East, with a particular interest in literacy, court culture, governance and urban organization. She is the head of the Department of History, Art History and Classics at Radboud…

Emco guest: Matthieu Tillier

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EmCo guest: Parvaneh Pourshariati

Parvaneh Pourshariati is Associate Professor of History in the Department of Social Sciences at at New York City College of Technology (CUNY). She is a specialist in late antique, early medieval and modern history of Iran and the Middle East….

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