February 16, 2017

The Eastern Mediterranean Seminar: "Papyri and History"

Seminar 2
Friday, March 3, 2017
Classics 21

Moderator: Sofia Torallas Tovar

3:30-4:15: Anne Boud'hors (IRHT, CNRS Paris)
"New Light on the Pagarchy of Edfou at the End of the 7th Century: The Relevance of the Coptic Side of Papas' Archive"

4:15-5:00: Fred Donner (Chicago)
"Some Thoughts on Early Arabic Epistolography"

5:00-5:15: Break

5:15-6:00: Discussion, with a response by Ahmed el-Shamsy

6:00: Reception

The Eastern Mediterranean Seminar is sponsored by the Division of Humanities and convened by Clifford Ando, Alain Bresson, Ahmed El-­‐‑Shamsy, Richard Payne and Sofia Torallas Tovar.
For information please contact Sofia Torallas Tovar (sofiat@uchicago.edu).