Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar. Living in a Liminal Age: Cairo’s al-Darb al-Ahmar District Enters the Early Modern
Shauna Huffaker is an urban historian at the University of Windsor in Ontario who studies the medieval and early modern Middle East. She will be speaking on the lived experiences of the builders of Cairo’s historic al-Darb al-Ahmar district and its early modern inhabitants and the documents that make their lives visible to us.
This event is organized by the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS) with support from the Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC) and the Department of Architecture.
If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to attend this event, please reach out to IslamicStudies@umich.edu at least 2 weeks in advance of this event. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
|Building:||Art and Architecture Building|
|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Africa, Architecture, History, International, Middle East Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, International Institute|
The Global Islamic Studies Center organizes a number of public events each year such as lectures, conferences, and films, many in collaboration with other U-M units. Please use our searchable events calendar for information about upcoming programs sponsored by GISC and the Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar (IISS).