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Islamic Archaeology Day 2020

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The sixth annual Islamic Archaeology day hosted by SOAS and UCL will be held in at the UCL Institute of Archaeology on Saturday 1st February 2020, 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 10th 2020**.

Organisers: Corisande Fenwick (UCL), Rahil Alipour (UCL), Hugh Kennedy (SOAS), Scott Redford (SOAS), Tim Williams (UCL)

Provisional Programme

Session 1 (Chair: Hugh Kennedy)

11:00 Introduction

11:15 A Recent Project on the Mosque-Palace Complex of Kufa

Michelina Di Cesare (La Sapienza-Rome)

11:40 Rayy: Citadel, the Walled City, Its Neighborhoods and Expansions, and the Suburban Zone

Renata Holod (University of Pennsylvania)

12:05 Missing bricks: exploring the long history of Dandankan (Daş Rabat)

Martina Rugiadi (Metropolitan Museum of Art) and Paul Wordsworth (Oxford)

12:30 Jāṭū - Recent research on a medieval 'Muslim City' in Western Sicily

Nicole Mölk (University of Innsbruck)

1:00 Lunch (provided)

Session 2 – (Chair: Corisande Fenwick)

2:00 Zooarchaeological insights into social Islamisation in al-Andalus

Marcos Garcia Garcia (York)

2:25 Meat consumption and food taboos in Islamic Sicily

Veronica Aniceti (Sheffield)

2:50 Persian Blue: A New Blue Pigment or A Different Method of Egyptian Blue Production?

Rahil Alipour (UCL) and Thilo Rehren (Cyprus Institute/ UCL)

3:15 Palermo’s trade from the end of the 9th to the 11th century: written Arabic sources and archaeological data

Viva Sacco (École française de Rome)

3:45 Tea break

Session 3 – (Chair: Scott Redford)

4:15 The two mosques of Baydha: The Islamic Baydha Project in Petra and its first results

Michaela Sinibaldi (Cardiff University)

4:40 Rethinking the periurban landscape in Nasrid Granada: the land of Aynadamar

Guillermo García-Contreras Ruiz (Universidad de Granada)

5:05 The Mongol Conquest in Central Asia: New evidence from Merv (Turkmenistan) and Otrar (Kazakhstan)

Katie Campbell (Oxford)

5:30 Julfar: a port of the Hormuzi maritime empire

Rob Carter (UCL)

6-7pm Reception in SCR

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


For more information on the Islamic Archaeology Network and its events: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/archaeology/research/directory/islamic-archaeology-network


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