Events and Activities

Explore current and upcoming events and activities happening at the Institute for Advanced Study.

Oct 21

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Maghribi Theology in Manuscript: Reason, Belief, and the Common Folk
Caitlyn Olson and Jan Thiele
12:00pm
The history of Islamic theology in the Maghrib is an understudied field, due in part to the fact that many relevant sources remain in manuscript. This presentation will begin by addressing the...
Oct 28

Near Eastern Studies and Digital Scholarship @IAS Joint Lecture

Hidden gem of a bygone era: A polythematic work from a Rasulid era
Kinga Dévényi
12:00pm
The Oriental Collection of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences is home to a great variety of manuscripts, and early printed books. Its holdings range from one of the largest...
Nov 17

IAS Ethiopian Studies Series

The Beta Israel and Ethiopian Christian Views of Jews and Judaism
12:00pm | Zoom Webinar
This is the first event of a webinar series IAS Ethiopian Studies Convenors: Suzanne Akbari (IAS), Aaron Butts (CUA / IAS), Samantha L...
Feb 03

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

KITAB
Sarah Bowen Savant
12:00pm
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Feb 10

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Mercedes García-Arenal and Roberto Tottoli
12:00pm
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Feb 24

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

Early Modern European Humanism and the Syriac New Testament
George A. Kiraz
12:00pm
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Mar 31

Near Eastern Studies Lecture

SICLE: Saadian Intellectual and Cultural Life
François Déroche and Nuria de Castilla
12:00pm
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Apr 14

Near Eastern Studies and Digital Scholarship @IAS Joint Lecture

Bibliotheca arabica
Verena Klemm, Stefanie Brinkmann, Boris Liebrenz, and Thomas Efer
12:08am
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