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IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 533: The Early Islamic World, IV: Provinces and Frontiers - Syria, Iraq, and the East

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 09.00-10.30

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:Mathieu Tillier, Département d'histoire, Université Paris IV - Sorbonne
Paper 533-aKhurasan: Economy and Ecology, 7th–8th Centuries
(Language: English)
Arezou Azad, School of History & Cultures, University of Birmingham
Index terms: Economics - General, Islamic and Arabic Studies
Paper 533-bTransformation of Sogdian Urban Life during the First Century of Arab Rule
(Language: English)
Aleksandr Naymark, Department of Fine Arts, Design, Art History, Hofstra University

The fourth session of the 'Early Islamic World' Research Network considers economic and political changes from the heartlands of Syria and Iraq to the eastern frontiers.