History – August 2015

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|September 3, 2015|History|

Comparative and thematic Essaying the past: how to read, write, and think about history / Jim Cullen. –[2 edn]  [also available as an e-book] Using film as a source / Sian Barber Controversial history education in Asian contexts / edited by Mark Baildon, Loh Kah Seng, Ivy Maria Lim, Gül Inanç, and Junaidah Jaffar– China and Tibet Japanese Taiwan: colonial rule and its contested legacy / edited by Andrew D.

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Learn to read Aljamiado in the text!

By Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb|September 26, 2014|History, Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

Dr Nuria Martínez de Castilla Muñoz, Association member and lecturer in the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Complutense University of Madrid, will offer an Aljamiado reading course at the Warburg Institute in London from 13th October to 3rd November 2014. Participants will learn to read Aljamiado, or Spanish written in Arabic script. The texts used will be 16th and 17th century manuscripts copied by Moriscos. The course will also

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – October 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 2, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Islam Towards an Islamic enlightenment : the Gülen movement / M. Hakan Yavuz. Les Maîtres Soufis et leurs disciples, IIIe – Ve siècles de l’hégire (IXe – XIe s.) : enseignement, formation et transmission / sous la direction de Geneviève Gobillot et Jean-Jacques Thibon. Women of Sufism : a hidden treasure / selected and edited by Camille Adams Helminski. Law and piety in medieval Islam / Megan H. Reid. The

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