The origin and early development of philosophy in tenth-century al-Andalus: the impact of ill-defined materials and channels of transmission

Call for application

Call for application

1 one-year post-doc position at UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) as part of the Advanced ERC project “The origin and early development of philosophy in tenth-century al-Andalus: the impact of ill-defined materials and channels of transmission” (PhilAnd) conducted by Prof. Godefroid de Callataÿ. PhilAnd is a six-year Advanced ERC project started in October 2017 at UCLouvain underRead more about Call for application[…]

Current Perspectives on Ibn ʿArabī and ‘Akbarī’ Thought

Current Perspectives on Ibn ʿArabī and ‘Akbarī’ Thought

June 24-25, 2019 UCLouvain | Salle du Sénat académique (Halles universitaires, Place de l’Université 1) – Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium 9:30 — 17:30 PROGRAM.pdf Keynotes: Claude Addas | Denis Gril | James W. Morris Participants: José Bellver (UCLouvain) | Nicholas Boylston (Harvard) | Stephen Hirtenstein (MIAS) Giovanni Maria Martini (L’Orientale) | Michele Petrone (UCLouvain) | Ali RezaRead more about Current Perspectives on Ibn ʿArabī and ‘Akbarī’ Thought[…]

Paper on ‘Some Reflections on Adam, the Fourth Clime and the Invention of Sciences in Arabic medieval literature’

Paper on ‘Some Reflections on Adam, the Fourth Clime and the Invention of Sciences in Arabic medieval literature’

15 March 2019 Godefroid de Callataÿ presents a paper on ‘Some Reflections on Adam, the Fourth Clime and the Invention of Sciences in Arabic medieval literature’ as part of ‘Aux sources de l’image. La transmission des savoirs astrologiques, divinatoires et magiques’ (Université de Fribourg, 14-15 mars 2019), a conference convened by Fabio Spadini. More info

The ḫaṣā’iṣ nabawiya as a genre: devotional practices and jurists in Mamluk period (University of Bonn)

The ḫaṣā’iṣ nabawiya as a genre: devotional practices and jurists in Mamluk period (University of Bonn)

February 2019 Michele Petrone In this lecture aims to show the mutual relation between the development of devotional practices focused on the Prophet and the evolution of a genre like the ḫaṣā’iṣ nabawiya (“Prophet’s exclusive characters”). The latter started as a discussion (mainly in šāfiʻī texts) of legal issues that concerned only Muḥammad (marriage, alms).Read more about The ḫaṣā’iṣ nabawiya as a genre: devotional practices and jurists in Mamluk period (University of Bonn)[…]

Paper: Collaborazionismo e resistenza anti-amhara nella Tiǧāniyya etiopica durante l’occupazione italiana (1936-41)

Paper: Collaborazionismo e resistenza anti-amhara nella Tiǧāniyya etiopica durante l’occupazione italiana (1936-41)

29 January 2019 Michele Petrone SeSaMO (Società Italiana Studi sul Medio Oriente) – Percorsi di resistenza in Medio Oriente e Nord Africa Panel: Forme, reti e percorsi di resistenza Sufi. In this paper it is analyzed the complex dynamic of the relations between Muslims and Italian fascist occupants in Ethiopia, focusing on the relations betweenRead more about Paper: Collaborazionismo e resistenza anti-amhara nella Tiǧāniyya etiopica durante l’occupazione italiana (1936-41)[…]