Research events

Listed below are forthcoming research events in the Institute of Arab & Islamic Studies. See also the events for all of SSIS.

Any SSIS staff or postgrads may always attend. Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

Please also see individual research centre sites for other events.

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9 May - 2 August 201918:00

The Painters of the City: North Africa 1880-1920

This exhibition explores a mystery which also constitutes a unique moment in the history of art. In the last years of the nineteenth century and the first decades of the twentieth century, new forms of painting emerged on and around buildings in cities and towns across north Africa. They were identifiably related to existing cultural forms – especially tattoos , textiles and jewellery – but their sudden appearance in the form of murals and frescoes was unprecedented.. Full details
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1 - 2 July 2019

31st Exeter Gulf Conference: Zones of Theory in the Study of Yemen - call for papers

As we enter the fourth decade of the Exeter Gulf Conferences, we return for the third time to Yemen, this time to reflect on the state of the academic field. Full details
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11 - 12 July 2019

Professor Rob Gleave (Exeter) and Dr Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster) present "Menstruation and Menopause in Islamic Legal Cultures"

The workshop will bring together researchers examining different aspects of menstruation and menopause – from the ritual and religious to the social and cultural – from different methodological perspectives, and across different time periods. Contributions using a variety of theoretical insights from ritual, gender, sexuality, textual, anthropological and historical studies are particularly welcome. Full details
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17 - 18 December 2019

Conference Announcement from Centre for Islamic Archaeology

Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th December 2019, Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter, UK AUDIENCE REGISTRATION IS FREE - Email T.Insoll@Exeter.ac.uk. Full details
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