3-4 June │Conference: Networks and Ties of Exchange
This two-day workshop presents recent research about trade in the pre-modern Islamicate world by looking at a variety of practices and institutions. The workshop will be held online due to the pandemic and travel restrictions. More information can be found here.
22-24 July│Workshop: How to ask: Strategies of entreating in medieval Eurasia, Munich
A workshop organized by Petra Sijpesteijn at LMU University of Munich. Team members Eline and Cecilia will also participate.
Fall Semester 2021│ Visiting Scholars
27-29 October│Conference: Expectations of justice and political power in the Islamicate world (ca. 600-1500 CE)
In this conference, we will examine how such expectations of justice shaped political discourse and behaviour in the early and medieval caliphate (ca. 600-1500 CE). More information can be found here.
6-8 December│Conference: Ties of Kinship and the Early Islamic Empire
In this conference we will explore how and when the language of kinship was implemented as a persuasive device, an operative category, and a problem-solving mechanism in premodern Islamic(ate) societies. The call for papers is now available and can be found here.