How the Muslims of Canton Saved China in 1582


WHEN October 17, 2022
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

Traveling from Canton to Lisbon and back via Aden and Jiddah, Hormuz and the Straights of Malaka, this talk connects China, India, and the Philippines and the 16th century Indian Ocean in a tale of espionage, adventure, war and religion.

  • Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Professor of History, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, NYU

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