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Blog

  1. PhD Forum: Worldmaking in Process

  2. Anonymity in Premodernity: A Two-day Workshop

  3. Al-Andalus / Iberia / Sepharad: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts International Workshop

  4. Some reflections on the Global Iberias Workshop

  5. Faces of the Infinite: Neoplatonism and Poetics at the Confluence of Africa, Asia and Europe

  6. University Development and Innovation - Africa Visit

  7. Al-Andalus as a Travelling Concept

  8. Sefarad: Travelling between Disciplines

  9. Language Acts and Worldmaking at the World Cultures, Global Futures Summer School

  10. Languages Memory, Languages Now and Languages Future

Events

  1. Ibn ‘Arabi’s Creative Imagination: Crossing Borders to Discover the Meaning of Being Human

  2. Moral Tales from the Past for the Present: Kalila wa-Dimna

  3. Al-Andalus in Motion: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts

    Scientific Studies Association (ILEM) as a partner of the Language Acts and Worldmaking project is excited to announce the international conference Al-Andalus in Motion: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts to be held on November 15-16, 2018, hosted by Istanbul Medeniyet University.

  4. The Songs of Songs: Solomon, Rūmī, and St. John of the Cross

    This is a poetic triptych with voices, songs and music based on: The Song of Songs attributed to King Solomon in the Bible (Old Testament), The Spiritual Canticles of St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) and The Odes on Mystical Love by the Persian poet Rūmī (1207-1273).

  5. Against the National Grain: Maktoob and the Arabic-Hebrew Bi-national and Bilingual Team Translation Model

  6. Al-Andalus / Iberia / Sepharad: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts

  7. Faces of the Infinite

    The conference is intended to generate the first comparative overview of the extent to which Neoplatonist philosophy has permeated poetic forms, styles, themes and figurative language as well as poetic theory in seven principal languages of the greater Mediterranean region, from late antiquity to the modern period.

  8. Translating Wisdom: Interfaith Dialogue in the Medieval Mediterranean

  9. Islam and Judaism in the cultural memory of Spain and Portugal

    This one-day colloquium examines how Imperial Spain and Portugal engaged with the legacies of their multifaith medieval past.

  10. Between partitions and translations: Reviving Andalusian visions at the turn of the twentieth century Palestine

    We will be welcoming Dr Yuval Evri (SOAS) to give a short talk about his current research on visions of Muslim/ Jewish cultural relations.

  11. Global Iberias Workshop

    Using as a case study the innovative first-year Global Iberias core course at King’s College London, we discuss how our research might reshape the teaching of Spanish and Portuguese from a global and transnational perspective.

  12. Languages Future Conference

  13. Sepharad: A Travelling Concept

    We address such issues as: the meaning of ‘Sefarad’ as a ‘travelling concept’; early modern ideas of ‘the Hebrew nation’ or the ‘Hebrew Republic’ and their political uses; the textual and oral production of Sephardic cultural identity.

  14. The Other Shore: Images of al-Andalus in the Maghrib

  15. Re-visioning Iberia: Islam and Judaism in the cultural memory of Spain and Portugal (II)

  16. Research seminar with Professor Julia Phillips Cohen (Vanderbilt), ‘Remembering Sepharad: History, Memory, Politics’

    Professor Cohen will discuss her current research on the cultural legacy of Sepharad after the expulsions and forced conversions of the 1490s in Spain and Portugal. Her paper will be circulated in advance for discussion by those who register for the event.

News

  1. Al-Andalus in Motion: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts - Call for papers

    Scientific Studies Association (ILEM), as a partner of the Language Acts and Worldmaking project, calls for papers for the international conference Al-Andalus in Motion: Travelling Concepts and Cross-Cultural Contexts to be held on November 15-16, 2018, hosted by Istanbul Medeniyet University.

  2. Languages Future Conference CfP

    Language Acts and Worldmaking is pleased to announce its next conference 'Languages Future' will take place Monday 27 - Tuesday 28 April 2020 at King's College London. The CfP deadline is 20 December 2019.

  3. Languages Future Conference

    Language Acts is excited to announce its conference Languages Future, featuring special guest speaker David Crystal

  4. Languages Future Registration Now Open

  5. New edited volume published: Al-Andalus in Motion

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