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Thursday-Friday Seminar

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See also previous Thursday-Friday Seminars held between 2013 - 2018.

Upcoming

Time and place: May 20, 2022 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Scene HumSam

A seminar with Jacob Høigilt and Kjetil Selvik. 

Time and place: May 27, 2022, University of Oslo
A photo of Cairo, Egypt with Arabic writing over it
Time and place: Dec. 15, 2022 9:00 AMDec. 16, 2022, University of Oslo

The University of Oslo – Department of Cultural Studies and Oriental Languages In Collaboration with Leiden University Institute for Area Studies Announce "Connecting Research and Practice in TAFL"

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Time and place: May 12, 2022 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus aud. 5

A Thursday seminar with Erik Skare on his book A History of Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

Portrett av Anniken Huitfeldt. Kvinne med lyst hår og rød jakke.
Time and place: May 6, 2022 12:15 PM1:15 PM, Sophus Bugge aud. 1

Hvilken rolle spiller Norge i Midtøsten? Velkommen til tale ved utenriksminister Anniken Huitfeldt.

Time and place: Apr. 28, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

A Thursday seminar with professor Arang Keshavarzian. 

Colorful laterns
Time and place: Apr. 21, 2022 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Scene HumSam

Merve Tabur explores the history of genre discussions in Arabic through the work of Egyptian pioneer Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm. 

A photo of the book cover of The Arabian Nights in Contemporary World Cultures
Time: Apr. 8, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM

A Friday seminar with Professor Muhsin al-Musawi.

Time and place: Apr. 1, 2022 10:15 AM11:30 AM, P. A. Munchs hus seminarrom 11

A Friday seminar with Dr. Tilde Rosmer on her book The Islamic Movement in Israel

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Time and place: Mar. 25, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

A seminar with Dr. Annika Schmeding 

The haftseen table that is traditionally set for for the celebration of Nowruz: it is set with
Time and place: Mar. 24, 2022 4:00 PM6:00 PM, Union371
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Time and place: Mar. 17, 2022 1:15 PM2:30 PM, University of Oslo

A Thursday seminar with Dr. Rasmus Christian Elling.

Time and place: Mar. 10, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

A Thursday seminar with Dr. Nazanin Shahrokni 

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Time and place: Mar. 3, 2022 2:15 PM3:30 PM, Zoom

A Thursday seminar with Dr. Şehnaz Tahir Gürçağlar 

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Time and place: Feb. 17, 2022 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Zoom

A Thursday seminar with Dr. Mahmood Kooria.

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Time and place: Dec. 3, 2021 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Niels Kaffebar

A Book Talk with Dr. K. Soraya Batmanghelichi 

Picture of the new book with a quote from the publisher.
Time and place: Nov. 26, 2021 12:30 PM1:45 PM, Scene HumSam

Four years after the liberation of Mosul from ISIS, little is understood about the reality of its rule, or reasons for its failure, as seen by those who actually lived under it. In a new book Mathilde Becker Aarseth details what was going on on the inside of ISIS institutions.

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Time and place: Nov. 19, 2021 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus aud. 2

A seminar with Dr. Yair Wallach in cooperation with the Critical Historiography research group at IAKH

A crowd of people in front of graffiti.
Time and place: Nov. 5, 2021 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus aud. 2

A seminar with Dr. Jeffrey G. Karam in cooperation with Masahat.

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Time and place: Sep. 24, 2021 2:30 PM4:00 PM, Scene HumSam

Why do Palestinian leaders spend exponential resources to retain political and military control in the camps of Lebanon? This is one of several questions author Erling L. Sogge asks in his new book  “The Palestinian National Movement in Lebanon: A Political History of the 'Ayn al-Hilwe camp”.

Bilde av Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen
Time and place: Sep. 20, 2021 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Eilert Sundts hus aud. 7

Muhammads livshistorie har alltid blitt tolket opp mot samtidens idealer. I dette seminaret viser Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen hvordan. 

Dr. Olmo Gölz against a white background
Time and place: May 28, 2021 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Zoom

A seminar with Dr. Olmo Gölz. Access requires registration, please register here.

Picture of the Emad al-Din street, early 20th century
Time and place: May 14, 2021 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Zoom

A seminar with Dr. Raphael Cormack. Access requires registration, please register here.

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Time and place: Apr. 30, 2021 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Zoom

A seminar with Dr. Giedrė Šabasevičiūtė. Access requires registration, please register here.

Press photo of Dr. Mary Elston
Time and place: Apr. 23, 2021 12:15 PM2:00 PM, Zoom

A seminar with Dr. Mary Elston. Access requires registration, please register here.