Apostates and Impostors in the Late Medieval and Early Modern Mediterranean

Workshop

WHEN February 22, 2021
8-9:30pm WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

The seminar explores the historical, cultural, and geographical boundaries and contact points between the people of Europe, the Middle East, and other parts of the world, from the beginning of Islam to the near present. The series highlights recent and ongoing research in the interactions, habits, and concepts that facilitated ‘recognition’ of religion(s) and how these changed over time.

Collaboration - NYUAD Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World, the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at Australian Catholic University, and the European Qur'an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion project at the University of Copenhagen (EuQu).

Part of the "Recognizing Religion(s): The Cultural Dynamics of Religious Encounters and Interactions in Historical Perspective" Series

Speakers
  • Tamar Herzig, Professor of History, Tel Aviv University
  • Hussein Fancy, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Moderated by
  • Charles Stang, Professor of Early Christian Thought and Director of the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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