IMPAcT Lecture Series Winter 2014

IMPAcT Lecture Series

Late Medieval and Early Modern Islamicate Intellectual History

Hilary Term 2014, Monday, 20 January & Fridays, 17:00-18:30

Lecture Room 1, The Oriental Institute, Pusey Lane, Oxford

All are welcome (click to see the flyer)


Monday, 20 January 2014

Modes of Avicennism in Post-classical Islamic Thought

Professor Robert Wisnovsky, Institute of Islamic Studies, McGill University (click to see the flyer)


Friday, 24 January 2014

A Contextualised Reading of al-Razi’s Commentaries on Avicenna, Away from the Grand Narrative

Dr. Ayman Shihadeh, Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East, SOAS, London (click to see the flyer)


Friday, 31 January 2014

The Killing of Nizam al-Din Haravi and the Course of Islamization in Mongol and Timurid Central Asia

Professor Devin DeWeese, Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University, Bloomington (click to see the flyer)


Friday, 07 February 2014

Jewish Scholars Between the Ottoman Empire and Renaissance Italy

Professor Robert Morrison, Department of Religion, Bowdoin College, Brunswick (click to see the flyer)


Friday, 07 March 2014

“Extremely Long and Extremely Beautiful”: An Exuberant Letter from the Year 1360

Professor Thomas Bauer, Institut für Arabistik und Islamwissenschaft, Universität Münster (click to see the flyer)


Convener: Judith Pfeiffer at
Sponsored by the ERC Project IMPAcT & the Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford