OXCIS Hilary Term Seminars

The following seminars will be held at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Marston Road, during Hilary Term 2020 on Wednesdays at 5.00 pm. For further details, please visit https://www.oxcis.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/140

“Our life on the sea is gone but our stories will last forever”: Documenting and remembering the Red Sea dhow and its people
Dr Dionisius Agius
Wednesday, 22 January 2020

Fihrist: Digital Scholarship inspired by a 10th-century Arabic source
Ms Yasmin Faghihi
Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Anthropology in conversation with an Islamic tradition: Emmanuel Levinas and the practice of critique
Dr Johan Rasanayagam
Wednesday, 5 February 2020

What in the world will happen this year?
Mr Michael Binyon
Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Ali al-Sharafi’s nautical atlases and rectangular world map: A 16th-century lingua franca of the Mediterranean & the Black Sea & its translation into a map of Eurasia and Africa
Professor Sonja Brentjes
Wednesday, 19 February 2020

Hajj and the arts of pilgrimage
Professor Nasser David Khalili
Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Calligraphy in the arts of the Muslim world
Professor Robert Hillenbrand
Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Reclaiming History: Moving away from Eurocentrism
Professor Peter Frankopan
Wednesday, 11 March 2020