Reuven Amitai, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Michal Biran, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This workshop is a reunion of the Research Group "The Interaction of Nomadic Conquerors with Sedentary Peoples in China and the Middle East". The workshop will explore the nomadic peoples of the Eurasian Steppe as cultural brokers and agents in different Eurasian contexts.
Gideon Bohak, Tel Aviv University
Yuval Harari, Ben-Gurion University
Shaul Shaked, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
This conference of the "Occult Powers and Officiants in Non-official Cults within Near Eastern Cultures" Research Group is on the topic of "Continuity and Innovation in the Magical Tradition". Read more about Continuity and Innovation in the Magical Tradition (Research Group Conference)
The "Religion and Nationalism in Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Hindu Worlds" Research Group
The Cherrick Center for the Study of Zionism, the Yishuv and the State of Israel
The conference will raise a series of comparative views on Zionism as a case of modern nationalism, and will debate the case of diasporas and their relation to religion and to their country of origin.
We are pleased to invite you to join the weekly seminars of the research group “Cultural Brokerage in Pre-modern Islam” at the Israeli Institute of Advanced Studies of Jerusalem.
The group consists of researchers from Israel and abroad whose research focuses on various aspects of cultural agency in the Islamic world between the seventh and fifteenth centuries.
For more information about the group, please see here.