WHENOctober 29, 2013 12-1:30pmWHERE
NYUAD Downtown Campus, Abu Dhabi
WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen to the Public
Over centuries the role of religion prohibited the area’s integration into ‘Ibadhi Oman. Tribal allegiances at times promoted, and at other times inhibited the formation of a larger political unit on the territory of the modern UAE. The exploitation of geographically-conditioned diverse economic resources re-enforced the tribal differences. However, it was the nature of the engagement of the various coastal tribal chiefs with an outside power, the British in India, which laid the foundations for the UAE’s federal political system.
A public presentation in the NYUAD History Department's research seminar series. Please note the mid-day timing.
Join our events mailing lists
Always be the first to know about what's going on in our community. Sign up for one of our newsletters and receive information on a wide variety of events such as exhibition, lectures, films, art performances, discussions and conferences.