Videos

"Simtho: The Syriac Thesaurus, Beta II." Launch of a Syriac textual corpus portal hosted by Sabine Schmidtke and George A. Kiraz from the Institute for Advanced Study. (April 23, 2021).

https://www.ias.edu/video/simtho-syriac-thesaurus 

 

"Castle to Castle: The Saadian Library in the El Escorial Collection," François Déroche (Collège de France, PSL, Paris) and Nuria de Castilla (École Pratique des Hautes Études, PSL, Paris), hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies). (March 31, 2021).

https://youtu.be/EnvBgC8FK6w  

 

"Scholarly Correspondences: A Window into the DNA of Scholarship". A talk by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor, School of Historical Studies for the IAS Virtual Events Series. (March 26, 2021).

https://youtu.be/yfmsFNR2Ubc

 

The Author's Voice Inaugural Talk: "The Road to the Quran Keyword Database", Elie Wardini, Professor of Arabic, Department of Asia, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies, Stockholm University. Hosted by Sabine Schmidtke, School of Historical Studies, IAS and George A. Kiraz, School of Historical Studies, IAS and Editor-in-Chief, Gorgias Press. (March 25, 2021)

https://youtu.be/LjQIUc-liBA

 

"Early Modern European Humanism and the Syriac New Testament," a lecture by George A. Kiraz (IAS School of Historical Studies and Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute), hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies). (February 24, 2021). 

 https://youtu.be/vZPXWB1Tz_w

 

"The European Qur’an: The Qur’ān in European Religious and Cultural History," a lecture by  Mercedes García-Arenal (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas [CCHS-CSIC], Madrid), Jan Loop (Københavns Universitet), John Tolan (Université de Nantes) and Roberto Tottoli (Universita degli Studi di Napoli L'Orientale), hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies). (February 10, 2021).

View the individual presentations here.

 

"The History of the Arabic Book: A New Chapter," a lecture by Mathew Barber (The Aga Khan University, KITAB), Lorenz Nigst (The Aga Khan University, KITAB), Sarah Bowen Savant (The Aga Khan University-ISMC), Peter Verkinderen (The Aga Khan University, KITAB). Co-hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies) and María Mercedes Tuya (IAS, Digital Scholarship). (February 3, 2021).

https://youtu.be/Z6KkpF3-73U

 

The Egyptian Army in the Six-Day Arab-Israeli War, a lecture by Khaled Fahmy (IAS School of Historical Studies and University of Cambridge), hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies). (November 11, 2020). 

https://youtu.be/3FY88KXQNqc

 

Hidden gem of a bygone era: A polythematic work from Rasulid era, a lecture by Kinga Dévényi (Corvinus University of Budapest, and The Oriental Collection of the Library of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences). Co-hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies) and María Mercedes Tuya (IAS, Digital Scholarship). (October 28, 2020).

https://youtu.be/3NaM2ifar9U

 

Maghribi Theology in Manuscript: Reason, Belief, and the Common Folk,” a lecture by Caitlyn Olson (Harvard University) and Jan Thiele (CSIC, Madrid), hosted by Sabine Schmidtke (IAS, School of Historical Studies). (October 21, 2020).

https://youtu.be/sH-9UAAhzpU

 

"The Zaydi Manuscript Tradition Project: A Collective Endeavor of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) in Collaboration with Hill Museum & Manuscript Library (HMML)". Talk presented by Sabine Schmidtke in the framework of IAS Webinar: Digitization at IAS (April 29, 2020).

https://youtu.be/CzdtSgE6eus

 

Iran at the Crossroads of Civilizations: Scholars and Lawyers Speaking about Iranian History and Cultural Heritage. A Panel Discussion.
The panel "Iran at the Crossroads of Civilizations: Scholars and Lawyers Speaking about Iranian History and Cultural Heritage" showcases the incredibly rich cultural heritage of Iran beyond political considerations. Sponsored by Sabine Schmidtke, Professor of Islamic Intellectual History at the IAS.
January, 27, 2020

https://www.ias.edu/video/icc/2020/0127

 

Islamic Manuscript Traditions
A talk by Sabine Schmidtke at the occasion of the spring meeting of the IAS Board of Trustees
Sabine Schmidtke, Professor, School of Historical Studies, IAS
May 2, 2019

https://www.ias.edu/video/sabine/2019/0521-SabineSchmidtke

 

The Visual Culture of Iranian Twelver-Shiism in the Qajar Period
Ulrich Marzolph, Georg-August-University, Göttingen
December 7, 2017

https://www.ias.edu/video/stlee/2017/1207-UlrichMarzolph

 

Friends Talk with Sabine Schmidtke
Sabine Schmidtke, Professor, School of Historical Studies, IAS
October 13, 2017

https://www.ias.edu/video/friends/1013-SabineSchmidtke

 

Remembering Patricia Crone
Diana Frank, Thomas Frank, Michael Cook, Judith Herrin, Carol Bakhos, Emma Gannagé, Carmela V. Franklin, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Nicola Di Cosmo
October 24, 2015

https://www.ias.edu/video/crone-remembrance

 

Muslim Perceptions and Receptions of the Bible
Sabine Schmidtke, Professor, School of Historical Studies
October 27, 2014

https://www.ias.edu/video/schmidtke-lecture

 

The “Late Antique Qur’an”: Jewish-Christian Liturgy, Hellenic Rhetoric, and Arabic Language
Angelika Neuwirth, Freie Universität Berlin
June 3, 2009

https://www.ias.edu/video/Late-antique-quran