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ISAP III Conference 2006: Conference Schedule

Thursday, March 23 at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

9:00 - 10:00 Registration and Welcome

10:00 - 11:30 Session 1, chair: Stephen Emmel (Münster)

  • Anne Boud’hors (CNRS) and Florence Calament (Louvre Museum): "Pour une étude des archives coptes de Medinet el-Fayoum"
  • Maher Eissa (Fayyoum University, Egypt): "A New Coptic Letter from the Egyptian Museum"
  • Anna Selander (University of Vienna): "Travel in Coptic Documentary Texts"

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee and Tea

12:00 - 14:00 Session 2, chair: Mustafa Abbadi (Bibliotheca Alexandrina)

  • Ruey-Lin Chang and Jean Gascou (Université Marc Bloch, Strasbourg II): "‘Amr ibn al-‘As (Ambros) under Umayyad Rule: P.Stras. inv. gr. 1301"
  • Petra Sijpesteijn (University of Oxford): "The Organisation of the Post-Conquest Egyptian Countryside according to the Papyri"
  • Alia Hanafi (Papyrology Institute, Ain Shams University, Cairo): "A Literary Arabic Papyrus from Cairo and an Arabic Documentary Paper from Copenhagen"

14:00 - 15:30 Lunch

15:30 - 16:30 Session 3, chair: Petra M. Sijpesteijn (Oxford)

  • Andreas Kaplony, Eva Mira Grob, Ayman Shahin, and Johannes Thomann (University of Zurich): "Presentation of the Database: Update on the Arabic Papyrology Database"
  • Heba Nayel Barakat (Centre for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT), Egypt): "Digitization and Documentation of the Egyptian National Library Arabic Papyrus Collection"
  • Johannes Thomann (University of Zurich): "Textsearch beyond the Word Level: Towards an Arabic Papyrology Treebank"

18:30 - 19:30 Public Lecture at the Swedish Institute (Alexandria)

  • Hugh Kennedy (University of St Andrews): "The Political and Cultural Formation of Early Islamic Egypt"

19:30 Dinner – Reception at the Swedish Institute

Friday, March 24 at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

9:00 - 10:00 Tour of Bibliotheca Alexandrina

10:00 - 11:30 Session 4, chair: Raif Georges Khoury (Heidelberg)

  • Alain George (Université Saint Joseph, Beirut): "Early Islamic Papyri and the History of Arabic Calligraphy"
  • Andreas Kaplony (University of Zurich): "What Are Dots Meant to Be For? Some Thoughts on Early Arabic Punctuation"
  • W. Matt Malczycki (The American University in Cairo): "al-Fusha and a Quranic Papyrus Text"

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee and Tea

12:00 - 13:30 Session 5, chair: Roger Bagnall (Columbia)

  • Jairus Banaji (JNU, New Delhi/SOAS, London): "The Identity of 'Shahralanyozan' in the Greek and Middle Persian Papyri from Egypt"
  • Sebastian Richter (Leipzig): " "The Master Spoke: Take One of 'Sun' and One Measure of Almulgam": Unknown Coptic Papyrological Evidence for Arabic Alchemy"

13:30 - 15:00 Lunch

15:00 – 16:30 Session 6, chair: Robert Hoyland (St. Andrews)

  • Tasha Vorderstrasse (Leiden): "Arabic Terms for Jars in Early Islamic Papyri and their Archaeological Correlates"
  • Saied Maghawry (Manufiyya University, Egypt): "Animal Trade during the First Islamic Centuries as Presented in the Papyri"
  • Anne Regourd (Leeds/Paris): "Some More Crossed Barred Texts from Quseir al-Qadîm (Ayyubid and Mamluk Egypt)"

16:30 - 17:00 Coffee and Tea

17:00 - 18:00 Text Workshop:

  • Christian Gaubert (IFAO, Cairo): "Comptabilité au monastère de Naqlun: quelques comptes de grains en chiffres coptes et epact du 11e siècle"

19:30 Dinner

Saturday, March 25 at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

9:00 - 10:30 Session 7, chair: Stephen Humphreys (U.C. Santa Barbara)

  • Frédéric Bauden (University of Liège): "Le transport de marchandises et de personnes sur le Nil en 823 A.H."
  • Johannes Pahlitzsch (F. U. Berlin): "New Waqf-Documents from the Archive of the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria from the 16th Century"

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee and Tea

11:00 - 13:00 Session 8, chair: Avrom Udovitch (Princeton)

  • Mustafa Abbadi (Bibliotheca Alexandrina): "Grohmann's APEL no. 167: A Discussion"
  • Lennart Sundelin (Princeton University): "Land Tenure and the Changing Makeup of Local Elites in the Countryside of Abbasid Egypt"
  • Alain Delattre (Brussels): "Le monastère de Baouît et l'administration arabe"
  • Mohamed A. Abdel-Latif (Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt): “The Most Important Cities of Lower Egypt in Papyri of the First Three Centuries after the Hijra”

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 – 16:00 Session 9, chair: Andreas Kaplony (Zurich)

  • R. G. Khoury (Heidelberg University): "Les papyrus arabes de Heidelberg disparus. Essai de reconstruction et d'analyse"
  • Cornelia Römer (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek): "The Arabic Papyri in the Vienna Papyrus Collection: An Invitation to Work on Unpublished Material"
  • M. Lesley Wilkins (Harvard University): "Conclusions Drawn from a Database of Documents from Early Islamic Egypt"

16:00 – 16:30 Coffee and Tea

16:30 – 18:00 Session 10, chair: Lennart Sundelin (Princeton)

  • Robert Hoyland (Univ. of St Andrews): "Doodles or Documents?: Arabic Texts on Marble"
  • Arietta Papaconstantinou (CNRS): "Buildings, Saints and Dates: A Sahidic Dedicatory Inscription of the Late 7th Century"
  • Jean-Yves Empereur (Centre des Etudes Alexandriennes): "Recent Archeological Discoveries in Alexandria”

19:00 Dinner reception at the Centre des Etudes Alexandriennes

Sunday, March 26 at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

9:00 - 12:30 Excursion to Alexandria archaeological sites

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 16:00 Session 11, chair: Hugh Kennedy (St. Andrews)

  • Stephen Humphreys (Univ. of California, Santa Barbara): "Documentary Evidence for Mu‘awiya's Bilad al-Sham: A Reassessment"
  • Shaun O'Sullivan (Univ. of Balamand [Koura, Lebanon]): "Fiscal Evidence from the Nessana Papyri"

16:00 - 16:30 Coffee and Tea

16:30 - 18:00 Session 12, chair: Cornelia Römer (Österreichische Nationalbibliothek)

  • Venetia Porter (British Museum): "Early Islamic Seals and Amulets"
  • Johannes den Heijer (Leiden) : “The Kharaj Year in Documentary and Literary Sources (Part II)”
  • Nicole Hansen (University of Chicago): "Sunshine Wine on the Nile"

Monday, March 27

meet at 8:30 am Excursion to Abu Mina (southwest of Alexandria), led by Peter Grossmann (German Archaeological Institute in Cairo)

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