Seminar Series: KRC Research Seminars: The Archaeology and Material Culture of the Medieval Islamic West

Tuesdays, 2 PM, KRC Lecture Room 3 St John St, Oxford OX1 2LG

25 April 2017: ʿAlā fuwīr Tuṭīla. Bilingual contracts and written culture during the Christian conquest of al-Andalus, Mr Rodrigo García-Velasco Bernal (University of Cambridge)

2 May 2017: The origins of royal funerary architecture in al-Maghrib al-Aqṣā, Mr Péter Tamás Nagy (Khalili Research Centre)

9 May 2017: The written culture in Medieval and Early Modern Islamic Spain, Dr Nuria Martínez de Castilla (Paris, EPHE)

16 May 2017: Light and Lighting in al-Andalus, Dr Tom Nickson (Courtauld Institute)

23 May 2017: Writing a New History of Western Islamic Architecture, Professor Jonathan Bloom (Boston College)

30 May 2017: Life beyond the medina of Cordoba: districts (rabad) and cemeteries (maqābir), Dr María Teresa Casal García (Madrid, CSIC)

6 June 2017: New (graphic) documents for the study of Almoravid and Almohad architecture, Professor Antonio Almagro Gorbea (Granada, CSIC)

13 June 2017: Berbers and Borderlands: state formation and urbanisation in early medieval Morocco, Dr Corisande Fenwick (University College London)

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Anastasija Ropa holds a doctoral degree from Bangor University (North Wales), for a study in medieval and modern Arthurian literature. She has published a number of articles on medieval and modern Arthurian literature, focusing on its historical and artistic aspects. She is currently employed as guest lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education. Anastasija’s most recent research explores medieval equestrianism in English and French literary art and literature, and she is also engaged as part-time volunteer horse-trainer. In a nutshell: Lecturer at the Latvian Academy of Sport Education Graduate of the School of English, University of Wales, Bangor. Graduate of the University of Latvia Passionate about history, particularly the Middle Ages A horse-lover and horse-owner

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