Mamluk Studies Resources
The Middle East Documentation Center at The University of Chicago
Seventh Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies
Themed Day (online)
July 1-2, 2021
Exceptionally, the Seventh Conference of the School of Mamluk Studies will be organized online. Only the themed day will be maintained. It will be split over two days (July 1-2, 2021).
We invite those of you who wish to participate in the Themed Day (July 1-2, 2021) to register online by filling out this form by June 15.
Participation in the conference is free but registration is required. Those who have registered will receive a link to connect themselves a couple of days before the conference. This link will be personal and cannot be shared with anyone else.
We thank you for your continued support for and interest in the School of Mamluk Studies, and hope to see you all in person in Marburg next year.
The Organizing Committee
Commerce and Crusade: The Mamluk Empire and Cyprus in a Euro-Mediterranean Perspective
Online, Microsoft teams, see below.
Thursday, July 1:
1245 (GMT): Communications check
1300 (GMT): Word of Welcome (Frédéric Bauden), Practicalities (Alessandro Rizzo)
1310 (GMT): Introduction (Georg Christ)
1330 (GMT): Naval Warfare I: Warfare, the concept of jihad, and state-making
1500 (GMT): Break
1530 (GMT): Naval Warfare II: al-Biqāʿī
Friday, July 2:
1250 (GMT): Communications check
1300 (GMT): Trade I: Western perspectives on Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean
1400 (GMT): Trade II: Aromatics and other trades
1500 (GMT): Break
1530 (GMT): Mamluk Cyprus and Venice
1700 (GMT): Final Discussion
1730 (GMT): Information regarding SMS 2022
Reminder: Participation is free but registration is required by 15 June 2021: https://tinyurl.com/rexmupvv
The Microsoft Teams invite/link will be emailed by Alessandro Rizzo.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com
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