Interdisciplinary Islamic Studies Seminar. Domestic Architecture and Urban History: The Promise and Limitations of Property Deeds Written in Cairo’s Early Ottoman Courts
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 leading a workshop on the lived experiences of the builders and inhabitants of early modern Cairo 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).
Snacks and refreshments will be served. Please RSVP by emailing IISScoordinators@umich.edu.
|Event Type:||Workshop / Seminar|
|Tags:||Africa, Architecture, Archives, History, Middle East Studies|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Global Islamic Studies Center, 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).