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BIPS Workshop - Interactions of Muslim Intellectuals and Institutions with Those of Other Faiths in the Medieval Persianate World

Events • Medieval studies • Workshop

This event is organised by the British Institute of Persian Studies

This workshop will examine the reality of interactions between Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Zoroastrian and other traditions in the period of the 7th-15th century CE. The enquiry has its focus on religious, philosophical, and literary themes in the Persianate world, but the evidence of material culture is also keenly relevant.

Professor Philip Alexander FBA University of Manchester
Professor Carole Hillenbrand FBA University of St Andrews
Professor Alan Williams BIPS / University of Manchester

Tues 22 May      9am-5pm
Wed 23 May      9am-12 noon

Tickets: £15 per day, payable on the door

Places are very limited – please contact Professor Alan Williams ( and BIPS on in advance to register.

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