2014-12-12_International _Falconry _Conference
Conference International Festival of Falconry

Open to the Public


Time 1:00-5:00pm

Location Al Forsan International Sports Resort View map

The International Falconry Conference takes place this year alongside the long awaited and not to be missed 3rd International Festival of Falconry. The conference aims to provide a platform for experts, practicing falconers, and scholars to share their knowledge and expertise. They explore key issues and themes such as falconry heritage, UNESCO member states' action plans for falconry, and falconry competitions.



Massimo Khairallah Adjunct Professor of Arabic Language, Department Of Asian And North African Studies; Coordinator - Gulf Enterprises Studies, Foscari University Venice

Ewa Łukaszyk Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies, "Artes Liberales", University of Warsaw

Helen Jane Macdonald Research Scholar, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Cambridge

James Montgomery Sir Thomas Adams Professor of Arabic, University of Cambridge

Patrick Paillat Senior Researcher, Middle East Falconry Archive; Houbara Foundation

Catherine Tsagarakis-Ostrowski Researcher, Middle East Falconry Archive; Houbara Foundation

Moderated by

Reindert Falkenburg Vice Provost for Intellectual and Cultural Outreach, NYUAD

In Collaboration with

International Festival of Falconry