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Iran: 25 years, 45 visits, A Journey Behind the Headlines: An illustrated talk by Scott Peterson
09/03/2021 5:30pm
SOAS Middle East Institute and Centre for Iranian Studies, SOAS
Scott Peterson is the senior correspondent covering the Middle East for the Monitor from London with a special focus on Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan. A well-traveled and experienced foreign correspondent, he is also a photographer for Getty Images in New York, and has reported and photographed conflicts and powerful human narratives across three continents for more than 30 years. He graduated from Yale with a degree in English and first joined the Monitor in 1996.
Banned by the Court: 'Jenin, Jenin' - Screening and Discussion with Mohammad Bakri and Michael Sfard
10/03/2021 5:00pm
QMUL School of Law
The International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) is delighted to welcome Mohammad Bakri and Michael Sfard for a screening of the documentary ‘Jenin, Jenin' (2002, 54 min), and a discussion of Israeli Court's recent ruling to ban the film. The online event will be chaired by Neve Gordon (Queen Mary University of London, School of Law).
Manuscripts in Arabic Script: Introduction to Codicology
23/04/2021 11:00am - 24/04/2021 3:00pm
AKU Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
This online course (2 days) aims to introduce Arabic manuscripts from a codicological and textual point of view. The first day will provide an overview of the field of codicology and it role in the manuscript field in general and in identifying the key features of the manuscript in particular. The second session will be dedicated to writing supports, the structure of quires, ruling and page layout, bookbinding, ornamentation, tools and materials used in bookmaking, and the palaeography of book hands.
Gender in Muslim Contexts, Online Summer Programme
28/06/2021 9:00am - 06/07/2021 5:00pm
Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
The nine-day course will be held online. Run by leading experts on gender and Islam, the programme will bring together scholars and students from diverse backgrounds to discuss key issues in the study of gender in Muslim contexts. The programme is designed in collaboration with Simon Fraser University, Centre for Comparitive Muslim Studies, Ca' Foscari University of Venice and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and will feature lecturers and guest speakers from partner institutions.? ?To apply for this course, please complete the online form by 16 April.
Black Monuments Matter
05/10/2020 9:00am - 31/03/2021 5:00pm
The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town
The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town are pleased to present the online exhibition "Black Monuments Matter". Black Monuments Matter recognises and highlights African contributions to world history by exhibiting World Heritage Monuments and architectural treasures from Sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, this exhibition sweeps away ideas based on racist theories and hopes to contribute to both awareness of African identity and pride of African Heritage.