The origin and early development of philosophy in tenth-century al-Andalus: the impact of ill-defined materials and channels of transmission

Louvain-La-Neuve

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Dans le cadre du cycle de conférences SSH2020-Islam « Pensées, rationalités, cultures et sociétés d’Islam : hier, aujourd’hui, demain » soutenu par le Secteur des Sciences humaines...

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« Current Perspectives on Ibn ʿArabī and...

  « Current Perspectives on Ibn ʿArabī and ‘Akbarī’ Thought » June 24-25, 2019 UCLouvain | Salle du Sénat académique (Halles universitaires, Place de l’Université 1)...

Paper on 'Some Reflections on Adam, the Fourth Clime and...

15 March 2019 Godefroid de Callataÿ presents a paper on 'Some Reflections on Adam, the Fourth Clime and the Invention of Sciences in Arabic medieval literature' as part of 'Aux sources de...

Paper: “A Mystical Reading of the Paradoxical...

1 March 2019 Gregory Vandamme presents a paper on “A Mystical Reading of the Paradoxical Qurʾānic Metaphors: Ibn ʿArabī’s Hermeneutics of ‘Perplexity’ (Hayra)” in The Boston...

The ḫaṣā’iṣ nabawiya as a genre: devotional...

February 2019 Michele Petrone In this lecture aims to show the mutual relation between the development of devotional practices focused on the Prophet and the evolution of a genre like the...

Paper: Collaborazionismo e resistenza anti-amhara nella...

29 January 2019 Michele Petrone SeSaMO (Società Italiana Studi sul Medio Oriente) - Percorsi di resistenza in Medio Oriente e Nord Africa Panel: Forme, reti e percorsi di resistenza...

Sufis and Colonialism in Africa and Middle East between...

5 December 2018 Sufis and Colonialism in Africa and Middle East between Collaboration and Jihad – University of Bologna Michele Petrone take part in the seminar on the relations between...

Examination of PhD Thesis

17 November 2018 Godefroid de Callataÿ acts has external examiner of the PhD thesis of M. Juan Acevedo ('The Idea of Stoicheion in Grammar and Cosmology: From Antique Roots to Medieval...

Paper on ‘The Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ and Aristotle’s...

9 November 2018 Godefroid de Callataÿ presents a paper on ‘The Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ and Aristotle’s biology: borrowings and adaptation’ in Leiden, as part of ‘Observing and...

Paper: Teaching Oromo History as Muslim Historiography

29 November 2018 Michele Petrone ASA (African Studies Association) - Panel: Teaching pre-1800 African History. Local African historiography has already emerged as a field of research also...

MESA (Middle Eastern Studies Association) – Panel:...

18 November 2018 Michele Petrone analyzed in this paper the reception of a motive of Classical Arabic poetry (aṭlāl) in Ethiopian Islamic devotional literature. It is based on manuscript...

Seminars on Muslim Expansion in the Mediterranean...

11-19 October 2018 In the framework of the course “Storia delle Civiltà Mediterranee nel Medioevo” Michele Petrone gave five seminars on the naissance, expansion and fall of Islamic domain...

3rd Summer School in Ethiopian and Eritrean Manuscript...

25-29 September 2018 Advanced summer school on the study of Christian and Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia and Eritrea. No reliable number for Islamic manuscripts in Ethiopia is known; until...

Paper: "La magie juive entre Orient et Occident à...

3 December 2018 Odile Dapsens will present "La magie juive entre Orient et Occident à travers le cas de la Geniza du Caire et de la traduction latine du Sefer Razielis" to the cycle...

Paper: "La conception de l'Univers dans le Livre de Raziel"

8 November 2018 Odile Dapsens presents "La conception de l'Univers dans le Livre de Raziel", at the seminar "Normes et société: création, élaboration et altérité en Europe de l'Antiquité...

Paper " The Impact of the encyclopaedic corpus known as...

20 October 2018 Godefroid de Callataÿ presents a paper on "The Impact of the encyclopaedic corpus known as Rasā’il Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ (The Epistles of the Brethren of Purity), with...

In Code We Trust. The Concept of Rumūz in Andalusī...

28-29 September 2018 Godefroid de Callataÿ and Sébastien Moureau present a paper entitled “In Code We Trust. The Concept of Rumūz in Andalusī Alchemical Literature and related texts” at...

Paper "Arabic and Latin Alchemy: New Perspectives and Tools"

10-11 July 2018 Sébastien Moureau presents a paper "Arabic and Latin Alchemy: New Perspectives and Tools" at the workshop « Sources of Alchemy and Chemistry », org. by Matteo Martelli, in...

Paper, Outstanding Alchemists, "Great Men and Legendary...

2-5 July 2018 Sébastien Moureau presents a paper, Outstanding Alchemists, "Great Men and Legendary Characters in Arabic Medieval Alchemy" at the congress « International Medieval Congress »,...

Paper "La transmission de l’alchimie arabe dans...

18/04/2018 Sébastien Moureau presents a paper "La transmission de l’alchimie arabe dans l’Europe latine au Moyen Âge" at the seminar « La magie dans l’Orient juif, chrétien et musulman...

Research Stay at the Institute for Advanced Study in...

From 30 June to 10 July 2018, Godefroid de Callataÿ is invited for a short-term visitorship to do research at the School of Histortical Studies of the IAS (Institute for Advanced Study) in...

Paper "Science, politique et religion dans l'Islam...

24/03/2018 Godefroid de Callataÿ (jointly with Jean-Charles Ducène) presents a paper: "Science, politique et religion dans l'Islam médiéval: morceaux choisis", in the seminar organized by...

Paper "Sabians, the School of al-Kindi, and the Brethren...

13/03/2018 Janne Mattila presents a paper "Sabians, the School of al-Kindi, and the Brethren of Purity" at the symposium “Ideas and Identities in Late Antiquity: Jews, Christians, and...

Paper " On the Hidden Meaning of the Animal Fable in...

Godefroid de Callataÿ presents a paper " On the Hidden Meaning of the Animal Fable in the Rasā'il Ikhwān al-Ṣafā' " at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität of Munich, in a seminar of the...

Workshop on History of Chemistry in the Middle Ages

Workshop “A Cultural History of Chemistry in the Middle Ages” organised by Charles Burnett and Sébastien Moureau in Louvain-la-Neuve.

Paper ‘The Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ on the Theory of Rays’

Godefroid de Callataÿ presents a paper ‘The Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ on the Theory of Rays’, Paris, CNRS, 18 January 2018, in the workshop ‘Theories of rays and their impact on Aristotelian...

Lecture on ‘The Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ on the Ṣūrat...

Godefroid de Callataÿ gives a lecture on ‘The Ikhwān al-Ṣafā’ on the Ṣūrat al-Arḍ: a Geography in Motion’ in Bonn, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität, in a lecture series...

Talk about the Pseudo-Avicennian De anima

Sébastien Moureau takes part in the workshop “Entre science et ésotérisme”, organised by Jean-Marc Mandosio in Paris (Maison des sciences de l'homme, 54 Bvd Raspail), to speak about his...