Conference: The other narratives of early Islam, Goethe-University Frankfurt, March 22-23, 2024

“The conference aims at allowing a direct dialogue between the various semi-disciplines of early Islamic history (the 7th to 9th century). For that purpose, it brings together scholars who study early Islam either through contemporary sources or through a critical reading of later texts. One objective is to introduce the different methodologies and discuss their

Leiden Yemeni Studies Lecture Series: Indian Problems, Yemeni Solutions? Legal Exchanges in the Sixteenth Century, March 25, 2024

From Ekaterina Pukhovaia at the Leiden University (see here): Dear colleagues, I am pleased to announce that this spring Leiden University will host the first round of a series of online talks about Yemen. The series, running from January 2024 till June 2025 and sponsored by the Horizon-2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions project EMStaD YEMEN, brings together experts

Book award: The Sharmin & Bijan Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Iran & Persian Gulf Studies at Princeton University, April 1, 2024

CRITERIA AND NOMINATION GUIDELINES: 1. Nominations are accepted for scholarly monographs published in English between January 2021 and April 2024. Books translated into English are also eligible if the translation is published between January 2021 and April 2024. 2. Edited volumes and new editions of previously published books will not be considered for the award.

Call for Proposals: The 5th Wallace Johnson First Book Mentoring Program, Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, April 1, 2024

From Western Michigan University: The Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University is delighted to host the Wallace Johnson Program for First Book Authors, a program designed to provide support and mentorship to scholars working towards the publication of their first book on the law and legal culture of the early middle ages. In conversation with