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Friday 21st September 2018

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After the rule: interpretation in comparative and cross-cultural perspective
21/09/2018 9:00am
Australian National University (Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies; Centre for Law, Arts and the Humanities)
SYMPOSIUM Reminder: the Australian National University's Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, with the Centre for Law, Arts and Humanities, are currently inviting submissions for a symposium exploring different traditions of rules, norms and laws. The organisers welcome submissions from area studies, religious studies, legal and other disciplines that address the theme as a whole, and particularly from comparative or historical perspectives. More information and a full call for papers is available at the conference web site. The closing date for submission of abstracts is 25 May 2018.
The Middle East and North Africa in an Age of Continuous Crises, Conflicts, and Cracks
21/09/2018 9:00am - 22/09/2018 6:00pm
Center for Contemporary Middle East Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Odense
See website for more details.
Masked Faces: Untold Stories from the Arabian-Persian Gulf
16/07/2018 6:00pm - 26/09/2018 5:00pm
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter
Manami Goto, a PhD student at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, presents this new exhibition.The female face mask, regionally known as burqu? or ba??la, is a part of the traditional but disappearing material culture of the Arabian-Persian Gulf. Each face mask is handmade to fit the wearer's face and conveys an intricate amount of socio-cultural detail about the wearer. The exhibition is open weekdays 09:00 - 17:00 in the Street Gallery and is free to enter.