Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

2021 Oct 22

Lecture: “Three Moons, Water Buffalo Skins, & Digital Codicology: Snapshots of Ibadi Muslim Manuscript Cultures in North Africa" by Paul Love

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

via Zoom

“Three Moons, Water Buffalo Skins, & Digital Codicology:   Snapshots of Ibadi Muslim Manuscript Cultures in North Africa" by Paul Love, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Al Akhawayn University, Morocco

 

with comments by Matthew Steele (NELC, Havard) and Kathryn Schwartz (History, U Mass Amherst)

Sponsored by the Mahindra Humanities Center Seminar in Book History at Harvard

 

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MODMDEST 315: Reading al-Manar in the Interwar Period

Instructor: Malika Zeghal 

Meeting approximately every other week, students will establish digital maps and databases based on al-Manar and other periodicals in Morocco, Tunisia, and Egypt in the Inter War Period. Enrollment only by instructor's permission.

ISLAMCIV 218: Islamic Institutions - Middle East & Beyond: Modern Transformations & Debates (19th-21st centuries)

Instructor: Malika Zeghal 

This graduate seminar explores the transformation of Islamic institutions in the modern period, such as religious endowments (Awqaf), sharia courts, and Islamic education. We will engage with the historiography of these institutions and with primary...

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