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Print and the Arabo-Islamic Renaissance

Ahmed El Shamsy, University of Chicago

October 19, 2020 · 12:00 pm1:20 pm · Webinar

Program in Near Eastern Studies
Ahmed El Shamsy

Near Eastern Studies Virtual Seminar

Respondent: Anthony Grafton, History

Ahmed El Shamsy is an associate professor of Islamic Thought in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago. He studies the intellectual history of Islam, focusing on the evolution of the classical Islamic disciplines and scholarly culture within their broader historical context. He is the author of The Canonization of Islamic Law: A Social and Intellectual History (2013) and Rediscovering the Islamic Classics: How Editors and Print Culture Transformed an Intellectual Tradition (2020).

Open to the public – Registration required: https://princeton.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UNpY3xASSsKvjLb-x1j-6g(link is external)

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