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ISAP IX Conference 2023 Program

SUNDAY, 5 March 2023 (Fayoum University, Hotel of the Faculty of Tourism)

18:00 Formal Opening and Reception

MONDAY, 6 MARCH 2023 (Fayoum University, Faculty of Archaeology)

9:00 - 10:30 Session 1: Welcome - Coptic Letters and Legends (Chair: Esther Garel)

  • Atef Mansour (Fayoum University)/Andreas Kaplony (LMU Munich/ISAP): Welcome
  • Christine Ayad (Fayoum University): Healing a Woman in Labor: Uncommon Miracle in Coptic Martyrdoms
  • Rudeina Bayoumi (Fayoum University): Building a church: A late Coptic letter
  • Vincent Walter (FU Berlin): "May the Lord establish him firmly upon his throne ...": The late Coptic bishop's letters
  • Discussion

11:00 - 12:30 Session 2: Coptic Matters (Chair: Maher Eissa)

  • Botros Elbaramosy (Alexandria University): العلاقة بين المسلمين والمسيحيين في الريف المصري خلال القرن 13 - دراسة تاريخية في مخطوطات تاريخ وسير البطاركة
  • Anne Boud'hors (CNRS Paris), Ahmed Nakshara (Ain Shams University), Ahmed Nabil (University of Sadat City), Maher Eissa (Fayoum University): Edfu language transition from Coptic to Arabic: the testimony of unedited Coptic and Arabic ostraca: A first report of the IMHOTEP Project
  • Wafaa Abdel Wahaab (Fayoum University): Coptic manuscripts and their inscribers in Fatimid Egypt
  • Discussion

14:30 - 16:00: Session 3: Early Islam (Chair: Marie Legendre)

  • Nils Purwins (FU Berlin): The Sasanians in Egypt and Bactria: Rulership at the edges of Ērānšahr and the connection to the mighty clan of the Mihrān
  • Lucia Waldschütz (Princeton University): Surety contracts from Late Antique and Early Arab Egypt
  • Stefanie Schmidt (FU Berlin): The kūrat Aswān under Early Muslim rule
  • Élodie Mazy (University College London), Lajos Berkes (HU Berlin): A snapshot at the countryside of Hermopolis under the governorate of ʿAmr b. al-ʿĀṣ
  • Discussion

16:30 - 18:00 Session 4: Living Together (Chair: Mathieu Tillier)

  • Ahmed Farouk Zaafrany (Minia University): Countryside life in Ancient Egypt through Hieratic papyri
  • Farouk Bouaziz (Tunis University): Bulğusūq in the 5th/11th century: A micro-historical analysis of some real-estate sale contracts
  • Yossef Rapoport (University of London): The Arab protectors of southern Fayyum, 1015-1070 CE
  • Discussion

20:00 Evening Lecture

  • Tamer el-Leithy (Johns Hopkins University): The state’s other footprint: Communal concerns from the Egyptian countryside (11th-14th c.)

TUESDAY, 7 MARCH 2023 (Fayoum University, Faculty of Archaeology)

9:00 - 10:30 Session 5: Legal Matters (Chair: Tonio Sebastian Richter)

  • Rocio Daga Portillo (LMU Munich): A Fāṭimid petition to al-Ḥākim bi-amr Allāh: Esoterics in a petition or a writing exercise?
  • Tobias Scheunchen (University of Chicago): No courts no more? Dispensing justice in Early Islamic Egypt
  • Rowida Fawzy (Luxor University): "She abandoned her husband": The marital issues in Coptic Thebes' society: O.Copt.Cair. 4530.88
  • Discussion

11:00 - 12:30 Session 6: Administration Through Religious Institutions (Chair: Khaled Younes)

  • Lev Weitz (Catholic University of America): The Arabic Documents of Dayr al-Naqlūn: A Preliminary Report
  • Theresa Grabmaier (LMU Munich): The abbess Maṭrī in Arabic legal documents from late 12th century Toledo
  • Yehoshua Frenkel: Ḥaram Documents regarding villagers and rural communities
  • Discussion

14:30 - 16:00 Session 7: Production of Goods & Agricultural Struggles (Pt. 1) (Chair: Ursula Hammed)

  • Tomasz Barański (University of Warsaw): The possession, tenancy and cultivation of land in pre-modern Nubia as seen through archaeological, literary and documentary sources
  • Yusuf Umrethwala (Columbia University): “I did not purchase anything for him because of the prevailing hunger, and because food prices were higher in the countryside than Fusṭāṭ”: Egyptian famines in the 10th-12th centuries through the lens of the countryside
  • Discussion

16:30 - 18:00 Session 8: Production of Goods & Agricultural Struggles (Pt. 2) (Chair: Andreas Kaplony)

  • Undine Ott (GWZO Leipzig): Villagers under duress. Climate stress and labor coercion in the Mamluk Levant
  • Mohamed Morsy (Helwan University), Ibrahim Al-Jamal (University of Sadat City): Kinds of oils and their uses in Egypt during the Islamic era
  • Hazem Hussein Abbas Ali (Beni-Suef University, Egypt & Middle East College, Muscat): Reporting and investigating burglary and housebreaking: unpublished document from the Egyptian National Library
  • Discussion

WEDNESDAY, 8 MARCH 2023 (Fayoum University, Faculty of Archaeology)

9:00 - 10:30 Session 9: Taxes (Chair: Yossi Rapoport)

  • Mahmoud El Said (Souez Canal University): Pasture tax in the Egyptian countryside in light of the Arabic papyrus documents
  • Ahmed Nabil Maghraby (University of Sadat City): Fāṭimid letter of designation over construction work of certain estates of Alexandria
  • Marie Legendre, Dalia Hussein (University of Edinburgh): The taxation and ownership of land in the Abbasid countryside: simple questions?
  • Ekaterina Trepnalova (Institute of Oriental Manuscripts): In the Vault: Inventorying Collections of Arabic Papyri, with a presentation of some newly found items
  • Discussion

11:00 - 12:30 Session 10: Administration (Chair: Naïm Vanthieghem)

  • Daisy Livingston (Durham University): The amir’s administration: documentary traces of the activities of Mamluk emirs in the Egyptian countryside
  • Asmahan Abu-Alasaad (Egyptian National Library): The office of the Commander of the Faithful in the third Century AH: new papyri evidence
  • Lorenzo Bondioli (University of Cambridge): Peasants, merchants, and taxation in post-Abbasid Egypt
  • Discussion

14:30 - 16:00 Session 11: Archives (Chair: Louay Saied)

  • Ursula Hammed, Michail Hradek (LMU Munich): Meet the Banū Balīṭ: A Coptic family from 9th century Tebtynis, their dossier, and their associates
  • Naïm Vanthieghem (CNRS Paris): New insights into the archives of Fayum textile merchants
  • Andreas Kaplony (LMU Munich): What's in an archive? On strategies to identify archives
  • Leonora Sonego (LMU Munich): Paleographic similarity in document clusters
  • Discussion

16:30 - 18:00 Session 12: Historiography and ISAP General Meeting (Chair: Lajos Berkes)

  • Sebastian Richter (BBAW/FU Berlin): Al-Rāzī in the Egyptian countryside. A 9th-/10th-century Coptic archive of medical and alchemical manuscripts and its intellectual background
  • Cornelia Römer (DAI Cairo): Nabulsi's "acqueducts" (ʿabbāra li-l-māʾ) in Lake Qaroun
  • Mona Dorani (Bochum University): From Egypt to Artâs: Re-reading of Hilma Granqvist 's monographs
  • Discussion
  • ISAP General Meeting

THURSDAY, 9 MARCH 2023 (Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO), Cairo)

18:00 Evening Lecture

  • Mathieu Tillier (Sorbonne Université): A Fatimid village in the Fayyum: Buljusūq according to papyrological sources

19:30 Poster Session and Reception

  • Sobhi Bouderbala (University of Tunis), Joachim Le Bomin (IFAO), Julie Marchand (Université libre de Bruxelles & Royal Museums of Art and History): IFAO project "Villes en mutation”: presentation and call for participation
  • Reception

Participants with no presentation

Mohamed Abd Ellatif (Mansoura University), Hadeer Belal (Cairo University & Egyptian Museum Cairo), Walaa El Mahdy (Ain Shams University), Rasha H. El-Mofatch (Ain Shams University), Esther Garel (Strasbourg University), Benedikt Hochwartner, Bashar Maaiah (Yarmouk University), Mai Mahmoud (Fayoum University), Isabelle Marthot-Santaniello (Basel University), Salwa Abdel Meguid Mohamed, Nisreen Monir (Fayoum University), Haytham Qandeil (Ain Shams University), Muhammed Sarhan (Ain SHams University)

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