1. The BRAIS 2021 Online Series will be returning for our third panel entitled ‘Modern Islamic Movements’ on Monday 3 May.
Full details are below. To attend this and all other panels in the series for free, please register here: http://www.brais.ac.uk/conferences/brais-2021/brais-2021-online-series-registration.
Modern Islamic Movements
Monday 3 May, 2pm BST
For further information about the series, including the full programme, click here: http://www.brais.ac.uk/conferences/brais-2021
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3. Lecturer (Education) in Middle East and Global Affairs
King’s College London – Global Institutes, School of Global Affairs
4. Language and Nature in South Arabia: online workshop series
May 4, 15:00 BST
The workshop on 4th May features Leonid Kogan, HSE University, Moscow, who will discuss his recent lexicographic research on Soqotra from a comparative-historical dimension.
5. LOVA network – Harassment in the field: Reflections on safety and vulnerability during fieldwork
Webinar | LOVA Network
The LOVA network of engaged feminist anthropologists has scheduled a two-part non-prep webinar to reflect on the impact of (sexual) harassment and intimidation in the field, both for us as ethnographers and for the practice of ethnography.
Webinar – Harassment in the field: Reflections on safety and vulnerability during fieldwork
You can sign up at firstname.lastname@example.org until 20 May 2021, including your name, a short (2-3 sentences) motivation, and whether you would like to attend session 1, session 2, or both.
6. Qur’ans from Morocco to Malaysia: Manuscript Studies from the Frontiers of the Islamic World
These webinars will be held via Zoom by the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies on selected Tuesdays at 5pm BST in May and June 2021. Please register online here. All welcome!
18 May: ‘Untold stories of Maghribī Qurʾans (12th-14th centuries)’, Dr Umberto Bongianino, University of Oxford
1 June: ‘Worlding the Qur’an: A corpus of 18th-19th century Illuminated Qur’an manuscripts from coastal East Africa’, Dr Zulfikar Hirji, York University, Toronto
8 June: ‘The Sulawesi diaspora floral style of Qur’an illumination’, Dr Annabel Teh Gallop, British Library
15 June: ‘The Qur’ans of Harar: An Ethiopian manuscript tradition’, Dr Sana Mirza, Freer Gallery of Art & Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Washington DC
7. “Umm as-Surab (north-eastern Jordan): Settlement Dynamics in the Islamic periods. New data from Building Archaeology” by Piero Gilento (CNRS UMR 7041 ArScAn – Ifpo) – May 6th