IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 733: The Early Islamic World, VI: Iberia

Tuesday 7 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:Ann R. Christys, Independent Scholar, Leeds
Paper 733-aLaw, Families, and the Frontier in Umayyad Iberia
(Language: English)
Nicola Clarke, School of History, Classics & Archaeology, Newcastle University
Index terms: Genealogy and Prosopography, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Law, Social History
Paper 733-bPower, Law, and Ideology in Umayyad Spain
(Language: English)
Mateusz Wilk, Institute of History, Uniwersytet Warszawski
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Islamic and Arabic Studies, Law, Politics and Diplomacy
Paper 733-cConquest and Settlement: What al-Andalus Can Tell Us About the Arab Expansion at the Time of the Umayyad Caliphate
(Language: English)
Eduardo Manzano Moreno, Instituto de Historia, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Madrid
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Islamic and Arabic Studies
Abstract

The sixth session of the ‘Early Islamic World’ Research Network shows to what extent the establishment of the Umayyads in Iberia in the 8th century and later resembled earlier developments in the first Umayyad empire.