Ben Outhwaite – Lewis, Gibson and the Discovery of the Cairo Genizah

Event Date: 12 November 2015 
 Royal Asiatic Society 14 Stephenson Way London NW1 2HD   The Royal Asiatic Society presents: Dr. Ben Outhwaite (University of Cambridge) – Lewis, Gibson and the Discovery of the Cairo Genizah Introduction by Dr Gordon Johnson (President, RAS): Talk: Audience Questions: accompanying images: share this entry:

The Arab Spring: Between Authoritarianism and Revolution

Centre for the Advanced Study of the Arab World in partnership with the Al-Saba Programme     Event Date: 12-13 March 2012 Durham University, United Kingdom The Arab Spring: Between Authoritarianism and Revolution   The recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) represent an unprecedented political shift in the Arab world. The long standing regimes in Tunisia and …

Emilie Savage-Smith – The ‘Book of Curiosities’: A Medieval Egyptian Guide to the Universe

Event Date: 13 May 2010 Professor Emilie Savage-Smith (University of Oxford) The ‘Book of Curiosities’: A Medieval Egyptian Guide to the Universe ———————————————– * Due to copyright restrictions, we cannot host the images accompanying the talk on this webpage. You can, however view the images on the Bodleian Library’s ‘Medieval view of the Cosmos’ pages HERE. These will open in …