Events

The School of History and Cultures has an extensive programme of events throughout the year including seminars, conferences and day schools.

Forthcoming Events

Arabic and Persian printing history and culture

Arabic and Persian printing history and culture

Date
05/05/2016
Description
One-day symposium looking at the history of printing across the Arabic and Persian worlds from block printing in the fourteenth century to twenty-first century digital type design, including calligraphy, type and typography, printing history, newspapers, books, printed ephemera and the cultural impact of the printed word.
Arabisants' reformulation of religious practices and social values in Mali

Arabisants' reformulation of religious practices and social values in Mali

Date
11/05/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Emilie Roy, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Unlocking Potential: The Value UNESCO brings to the UK

Unlocking Potential: The Value UNESCO brings to the UK

Date
12/05/2016
Description
Helen Maclagan, Culture Director for the UK National Commission for UNESCO (UKNC) will introduce the UKNC and explain its role and remit.
Adabiyya and Markaziyya Knowledge Praxes in Ilorin 1960-2015

Adabiyya and Markaziyya Knowledge Praxes in Ilorin 1960-2015

Date
19/05/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Aliyu Alabi, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Constructing Salafi Identity and Islamic Radicalisation in Ghana

Constructing Salafi Identity and Islamic Radicalisation in Ghana

Date
25/05/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Yunus Dumbe, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Chernobyl 30 Years On

Chernobyl 30 Years On

Date
27/05/2016
Description
Frank Uekotter speaking at the Hay Festival.
Timbuktu's intellectual and social histories

Timbuktu's intellectual and social histories

Date
28/05/2016
Description
Seminar given by Dr Mohamed Said Mathee, part of the 2016 Cadbury Workshop series.
Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean

Date
04/06/2016
Description
17th Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium
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