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Jews, Christians, and Muslims as Colleagues and Collaborators in the Abbasid Near East, Virtual Forum, October–December, 2020
Live Sessions: Jews, Christians, and Muslims as Colleagues and Collaborators in the Abbasid Near East (Virtual Forum)
Session topics (abbreviated) are listed below (full program at https://usaybia.net/forum2020). Register by selecting the dates you'd like to attend at the bottom of this page.

OCT 20
Gibson, Löhr, Schmahl, 'Communities of Knowledge (Usaybia.net)'
Sánchez, 'A Ladder of Heresy? Religion, Dhimmīs and Medicine'

OCT 27
Dang, 'The Zoroastrian Priests of the Islamic Era'
Molgaard & Golbeck, 'The Role of Traders in the Diffusion of the Indo-Arabic Numerical System in Antiquity'

NOV 3
Pimpinelli, 'For the Care of Body & Soul: The Greek Bible and an Arab-Islamic Botanical Text'
Schwarb, 'A Trans-Denominational Friendship in Late 14th-Century Aleppo'

NOV 13
Schmitt, 'Sleepy Animals: Barhebraeus on Sleeping and Dreaming Animals'
Basharin, 'The Ideas of Pseudo-Empedocles in Baghdad Mysticism of the 9th–10th Centuries'

NOV 24
Löhr, 'Off the Record—Networks of Lost Arabic Books'
Gareil, 'Interreligious Scholarly Collaboration in Ibn al-Nadīm’s Fihrist'

DEC 1
Grimm-Stadelmann, 'The Actuarios Johannes Zacharias (14th-Cent.) '
Alessi, 'Teaching and Learning by the Book at the Turning Point Between the Ayyūbid and Mamlūk Eras'

DEC 4
Bellettato, 'Talking with Enemies, Writing to Friends: Timothy I and the Construction of an Eastern Christian Response to Islam'
Jakob, 'Muslim Theology in Christian Apologetic Texts of Syriac Authors from the 8th and 9th Centuries'

DEC 8
Palombo & Hayes, 'Embedding Conquest: Naturalizing Muslim Rule in the Early Islamic Empire'
Mutter, 'Interactions between Syriac Christians and Muslims in the Early ʿAbbasid Near East: Ḥanpā as a Legal Category'

DEC 11
Gibson, 'Labeling Religious Affiliation in Ibn Abī Uṣaybiʿa's History of Physicians: A Quest'
Carlson, 'Indexing a Shared Knowledge Culture from Many Perspectives: HIMME'

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