Upcoming events


Fall – Winter
14  SeptemberEmCo guest: Paul Cobb

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Fall SemesterLucis guest: Maribel Fierro

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This meeting has been moved to 2021Conference: Politics, Patronage and Protection: Mechanisms of Inclusion and Expectations of Justice in the Medieval Muslim World

More information will be available soon.

3 – 4 DecemberWorkshop: Textual Sources and Geographies of Slavery in the Early-Islamic Empire, ca. 600-1000 CE

This workshop aims to explore forms and functions of slavery represented in textual sources from the early-Islamic empire, ca. 600-1000 CE.

10 – 11 DecemberConference: Poetry as History

More information will be available soon.



21-22 JanuaryWorking with Collections. A roundtable on documentary sources, heritage politics, and civic engagement.

In this one-day roundtable, we bring together a group of researchers and conservators in the fields of classics, papyrology, late antiquity, history and Area studies to discuss and reflect on the interface of methodological and ethical challenges they have encountered while working with artifacts and documentary sources. We aim to present new research and innovative takes on issues connected to cultural heritage, heritage politics, and to our fields’ epistemologies. More information to follow.

3-4 June 2021 │Conference: Networks and Ties of Exchange

More information will become available later.

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