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Forbidden Fruit: Translating the Qur'an in early modern Europe
25/01/2018 4:30pm
Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Christian-Muslim Relations project, University of Birmingham
The Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Christian-Muslim Relations project team at the University of Birmingham warmly invite you to its first public lecture, to be delivered by Professor Alastair Hamilton (School of Advanced Study, University of London). In early modern Europe the Qur'an was the victim of prejudice and the beneficiary of curiosity. The lecture explores the various reasons for translating it and the obstacles the translators encountered when having their translations published.
IRiS International Conference:
18/06/2018 9:00am - 19/06/2018 5:00pm
University of Birmingham
Through the lens of racial displacements, we aim to trace a line linking global and urban peripheries, investigating the proliferation of different forms of encampments as well as their metamorphosing into cities, while reflecting on the partitioning and securitization of the urban space.