History Department
History Department

Cancelled - IHS Workshop: "Tropics of Conquest" Dr. Paul Cobb, University of Pennsylvania

Mon, April 2, 2012 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

This workshop has been postponed until next academic year. Please check the IHS Events Calendar for more info when the 2012-13 season is posted in late summer.
Sincere apologies for any inconvenience.


Dr. Paul Cobb, Associate Professor in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Pennsylvania, received his Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of Chicago.  His current research interests include Medieval Islamic social and cultural history; Medieval Arabic literature; The Crusades; and the Il-Khanate.  His most current publication, Umayyad Legacies: Medieval Memories from Syria to Spain (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 2010), is a collection of papers on Islam’s first dynasty from a conference he organized in Damascus, Syria in 2006.

Dr. Cobb’s faculty home page.

Dr. Denise A. Spellberg, Associate Professor of History, UT Austin

Free and open to the public. RSVP required. To RSVP and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, March 30.

Sponsored by: IHS, History Dept., Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of Religious Studies

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