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Department of History

Near & Middle East History Seminar

The Faculty of Arts & Humanities, History Department, African History Seminar Series

Open to members of the public.

Mondays, 17:15 - 19.15

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Forthcoming Events

American and Iraqi War Stories

Dina Khoury, George Washington University

5 January 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

The Firkovitch Collections of Jewish manuscripts in St. Petersburg and their History and Significance for Historians of Jewish and Muslim Literature

Gregor Schwarb, Freie Universität Berlin

12 January 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Nazareth in the First World War: “stately, open and fragrant”

William Clarence-Smith, SOAS

19 January 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Literary Salons in Ottoman Damascus: A User’s Guide

Helen Pfeifer, Cambridge

26 January 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

The Citadel between Seljuks and Ayyubids

Scott Redford, SOAS

2 February 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Mongol News: Qutb al-Din Shirazi's Chronicle of the Early Ilkhanate

George Lane, SOAS

16 February 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Title TBC

Elizabeth Shlala, LSE

23 February 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Aşıkpaşazade, the Fifteenth-century Ottoman Writer, from a Modern Perspective

Lale Özdemir, Marmara University

2 March 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM

Enslaved and Emancipated Africans in Ottoman Izmir: The Calf Festival, 1880-1927

Michael Ferguson, McGill University/SOAS

9 March 2015, Brunei Gallery, B104, 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM