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Islamic Archaeology Day 2018

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UCL Institute of Archaeology

31-34 Gordon Square

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The fourth annual Islamic Archaeology day hosted by SOAS and UCL will be held in at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on Saturday 3rd February, 11-6pm. The workshop presents papers on the latest archaeological research across the Islamic world and is followed by a drinks reception.

**For reduced early-bird tickets, please register before Friday January 12th 2018**.

Organisers: Corisande Fenwick (UCL), Hugh Kennedy (SOAS), Tim Williams (UCL)

Provisional Programme


Session 1 (Chair: Hugh Kennedy)

11:00 Welcome & Introduction

Corisande Fenwick, Hugh Kennedy, Tim Williams

11:15 Sicily in Transition: Assessing Islamic impact on early medieval Sicilians

Martin Carver (University of York) and Alessandra Molinari (Tor Vergata)

11:40 Archaeology of Early Islamic Basra

Andrew Petersen (Trinity St David) and Alistair Northedge (Sorbonne)

12:05 Urban Evolution in the Oasis of Bukhara

Rocco Rante (Louvre)

12:30 Buddhism and Mosques in the Indian Ocean. Islamic Archaeology in the Maldives

Stephane Pradines (Aga Khan)

1:00 Lunch (provided)

Session 2 – (Chair: Tim Williams)

2:00 The glass walls of Samarra: 9th-century Abbasid glass production

Nadine Schibille (CNRS –Orléans) and Andrew Meeks (British Museum)

2:25 Persian crucible steel: treaties and crucibles

Rahil Alipour (UCL)

2:50 Reconstruction and analysis of hard-stone vessels manufacturing techniques in Early Islamic and Mughal workshops

Elise Morero (Oxford)

3:15 Exploring agriculture and diet in Islamic and later medieval Aragon (north-east Spain): new archaeobotanical research

Edward Treasure, (Durham)

3:45 Tea break

Session 3 – (Chair: Corisande Fenwick)

4:15 Islamic and Christian diet in Medieval Portugal: an isotopic contribution to the study of social inequality

Alice Toso (York)


4:40 Maritimity, Islamisation, and Swahilification on Zanzibar

Tom Fitton (York)

5:05 Historical Archaeology at Fuwairit, a coastal site in Qatar

Rob Carter (UCL-Qatar)

5:30 Rescuing the Architectural Heritage of the Mamluks in Cairo

Omniya Abdel Barr (Egyptian Heritage Rescue Foundation)

6-7pm Reception in SCR

7 :15pm Dinner (for those who have pre-booked) at a local restaurant


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