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MEHAT Schedule — Fall Term 2023

We are pleased to announce the tentative schedule for the Fall 2023 meetings of the MEHAT Workshop!

Please note presentations will take place at 4PM on Thursdays throughout the term in SSRB 302.

Fall 2023:

  • Sept 28 – The Moshavot: Inter-communal Encounters in Ottoman Palestine, 1878-1914 w/ Dr. Roy Maron (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Tel Aviv)
  • Oct 5 — Pedagogy, Parenthood, and the Press w/ Owen Green (UChicago NELC)
  • Oct 12 — Collecting Family Stories: Learning from the Case of the Nakba w/ Marah Abdel Jaber & Laura Albast (Institute for Palestine Studies)
  • Oct 19 — Dawānī’s Sharḥ Hayākil al-Nūr and the Spread of Suhrawardī’s Thought in Mughal India w/ Dr. Nariman Aavani (Postdoctoral Fellow, UChicago Divinity School)
  • Oct 26 — A “Universal Struggle for Life”? A Comparative Study of the Regional Reception of Darwinism Among Religious Thinkers w/ Sacha Allen (UChicago MAPH)
  • Nov 9 — Studying Cuneiform in Times of Conflict — Ethical Considerations from an Art Crime Perspective w/ Luise Loges (University of Glasgow)
  • Nov 30 — Ottoman Purim: Jewish Memories of an Ottoman Past w/ Prof. Orit Bashkin (UChicago NELC)