The Department of Middle Eastern Studies (University of Cambridge) and CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities), are proud to present the Cambridge International Symposium of Middle Eastern Studies.
On Friday 17th October at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3 9DA) at 17.30 .Prof. Geoffrey Khan (Cambridge University) will be giving the inaugural lecture on The historical importance of the modern spoken dialects of Semitic languages. No Registration required for this event.
The purpose of the Symposium is to bring together recognised scholars and graduate students in the field to present papers, share ideas, and conduct discussions on research ranging from classical to contemporary times, and encouraged to be in but not limited to the areas of:
1. Language and identity.
2. Language and politics.
3. Linguistic and literary analysis.
4. Transmission of knowledge.
5. Classification of knowledge.
6. Production and distribution of religious and secular ideas.
The Symposium will be held at CRASSH (17 Mill Lane, Cambridge) on the 18th and 19th October 2008. For information about programme and registration, please refer to:
(Closing date for registration is Wednesday 15 October 2008)
We look forward for your attendance.
The Organising Committee
Prof. James Montgomery, Dr. Lori Allen, Prof. Yasir Suleiman
Mr. Bruno De Nicola, Mr. Husain Qutbuddin, and Mr. Yoni Mendel
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