Institut für den Nahen und Mittleren Osten



ISAP VII Conference Program (non-final version)


09:00 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 13:00 Session 1: Omayyad Imperial Documents I

  • Opening
  • Tomasz Barański (University of Warsaw): The Arabization of Lower-Rank Officials in Early Islamic Egypt: A Reconsideration of Two Bilingual Tax Receipts from the Heracleopolites/Ihnās
  • Jelle Bruning (Leiden University): Organizing the War Fleet in Early-Islamic Egypt
  • Janneke de Jong (Leiden University): Who Did What in Eighth-Century Aphrodito? Some Observations on Tax Documents and Prosopography -> Session 7
  • Lajos Berkes (Humboldt-Universität Berlin): Greek as an Administrative Language in the 8th-century Caliphate
  • Esther Garel (IFAO Cairo): People of Edfu: Some Considerations on Onomastics and Prosopography in the Papyri from the Early Arab Period
  • Abdullah al-Hatlani (Leiden University): What’s in a Name? Names, Kunyas, and Nisbas in Islamic-Era Inscriptions from Arabia
  • Response / Discussion

13:00 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:00 Session 2: Omayyad Imperial Documents II

  • Nils Purwins (Freie Universität Berlin): The Noble Ones of Ērānšahr: About wuzurgān, āzādāz, dahīgān, šahrīgān unconfirmed
  • Said Reza Huseini (Leiden University): Thinking in Arabic, Writing in Sogdian: Diplomatic Relations Between the Arabs and the Local Rulers in Transoxiana in the Early Eighth Century

16.00-18:00 Session 3: Workshops on Original Arabic Documents (Papyrus Collection) and Manuscripts (Staatsbibliothek)

20:00 - 22:00 Evening Lecture and Reception

  • N.N.


10:00 – 12:00 Session 4: Omayyad Imperial Documents III

  • Eline Scheerlinck (Leiden University): "We will not require anything of you, except for...": Permits, Protection and Problem Solving in Early Islamic Egypt
  • Vincent Walter (Leipzig University): "For You Know About My Life and the Prison I am In": The Late Coptic Paitos Dossier
  • Petra Sijpesteijn (Leiden University): "After God, I turn to you." Religious Expressions in Arabic Papyrus Letters
  • Response / Discussion

12:00 - 13:00 Session 5: Hands-On Discussion of Documents, Archives and Collections (Poster Session)

  • Ahmed Nabil Maghraby (Sadat City University): Fragment of a Lost Hadith Collection of al-Muʾtamar ibn Sulaymān al-Taymī Preserved on Paper
  • Adrienn Almásy (British Library London): Two Reused Coptic-Arabic Papyri from the British Museum unconfirmed
  • Nuraddin Aman (Addis Ababa University): The Arabic and ʿAjemi Manuscripts in South Eastern Ethiopia: Origin, Circulation and Accessibility
  • Alon Dar (Leiden University): Power or Persuasion: Qurra b. Sharīk's Letters
  • Ahmed Kamal Mamdouh (Cairo University): Two Unpublished Personal Letters from al-Ashmūnain
  • Tamer Mokhtar Mohamed (Helwan University): Four Arabic Inscriptions on Wooden Panels
  • Lahcen Daaïf (Université Lumière Lyon 2): The Archive of a Christian Wealthy Family from Ṭuṭūn
  • Andreas Kaplony, Daniel Potthast, Johannes Thomann, Emma Mages, Sebastian Metz, Angélique Kleiner, Rocio Daga Portillo, Leonora Sonego, Michail Hradek (LMU Munich): The Arabic Papyrology Database

13:00 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00-18:00 Session 6: Literary Documents

  • Mathieu Tillier (Université Paris IV-Sorbonne) / Naïm Vanthieghem (CNRS Paris): A Quranic Manuscript on Papyrus From the End of the 7th Century and the Beginning of the 8th Century in the Hamburg Staatsbibliothek
  • Ursula Bsees (EK University Tübingen): Eighth Century Arabic, But not Islam: A Fragment from the Book of Psalms on Papyrus
  • Hazem Hussein Abbas Ali (Beni-Suef University): Reconstructing Dhū r-Rumma's Poem Through an Unpublished Document from the P.Cair.Arab. Collection
  • Edmund Hayes (Leiden University): The Epistolary Imam: Comparing the Correspondence of the Shii Imam with Documentary Letters
  • Samer Ben Brahim / Mahmoud Kozae / Rima Redwan (FU Berlin): Digital Approaches to a Mutable Textual Tradition: Kalīla wa-Dimna in Manuscripts from the 13th to 19th Centuries
  • Yousry Elseadawy (FU Berlin): Scribes and Manuscripts: The Scribes of Arabic Manuscripts: A Historical and Codicological Approach unconfirmed
  • Response / Discussion

20:00 - 22:00 Evening Lecture and Reception

  • Tamer el-Leithy (Johns Hopkins University): Traveling Deeds: The Circulation of Private Legal Documents in Late-Mamlūk Damascus (1480-1500 AD)


10:00 – 13:00 Session 7: Economic Documents

  • Cecilia Palombo (Princeton University): Power, Exaction, and Paternalism in the Enforcement of Taxation: The Egyptian Monastic Context, 2nd‒3rd Centuries
  • Saied el-Maghawry Mohamed (Sadat City University): The Wheat Through Arabic Papyri in the World Wide Collections: Rare Unpublished Texts
  • Matt Malczycki (Auburn University): Livestock Sales and Social History
  • Mohamed N. Abdelrahman Gad (King Faisal University): An Unpublished Arabic Document from Mamluk Jerusalem: Ḥaram Šarīf no. 646
  • Rocio Daga Portillo (LMU Munich): Writing in Arabic After the Christian Conquest: Toledo Documents Comparing Islamic and Christian Arabic Documents
  • Response / Discussion

13:00 – 15:00 Lunch

15:00-18:00 Session 8: Scribal Culture

  • Fred Donner (University of Chicago): The Earliest Extant Arabic Letter?
  • Eugenio Garosi (LMU Munich / University of Basel): An Early Islamic Validity Cause: P.Ness. 56 Revisited
  • Maher A. Eissa (Fayoum University): More Late Coptic Texts from the National Archive of Egypt
  • Daisy Livingston (SOAS London): Late-Mamlūk Archival Practices on Ice: The View from Sultan al-Ghawrī's Waqf Archive
  • Tarek M. Muhammad / Noha A. Salem (Ain Shams University, Cairo), Tārīkh Mulūk al-Qusṭanṭīniyya (The History of the Kings of Constantinople): An Attempt to Know its Author and Sources
  • Response / Discussion

20:00 - 22:00 Diner


10:00-12:00 Session 9: Sciences and Wrap-Up

  • Gideon Bohak (Tel Aviv University): Arabic Manuals of Twitch Divination from the Cairo Genizah and from Qusayr
  • Johannes Thomann (Zurich University): Scientific Texts-Books and their Application in Practice: Interdependencies of Literary and Documentary Evidence of Scientific Activities
  • Wrap-up
  • ISAP General Meeting

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