IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 233: The Early Islamic World, II: Provinces and Frontiers - Syria and the West

Monday 6 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Centre for Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW) / 'Early Islamic World' Research Network, University of Edinburgh
Organisers:Ann R. Christys, Independent Scholar, Leeds
Andrew Marsham, School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures, University of Edinburgh
Moderator/Chair:Andrew Marsham, School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures, University of Edinburgh
Paper 233-aBerbers and Borderlands: Frontier Society in North Africa
(Language: English)
Corisande Fenwick, School of Archaeology & Ancient History, University of Leicester
Index terms: Archaeology - General, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Social History
Paper 233-bElites in the Countryside: Recent Research on the Umayyad 'Desert Castles'
(Language: English)
Denis Genequand, Unité d'Anthropologie, Université de Genève
Index terms: Architecture - Secular, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Social History
Abstract

The second session of the ‘Early Islamic World’ Research Network will consider economic, political, and social changes in the Mediterranean and North Africa in the periods before and during the establishment of the Umayyad empire.