Brown Bag Series

"From Mandate to State: Israel's Planning vis-a-vis Its Future Arab Citizens, 1947-1948"

“At the Crossroads of Cultures: The Copto-Arabic Chronicler al-Makin (1206-after 1280) and His Reception among Muslim Historians and Early Orientalists”

"Reading Palestinian Agency in Mandate History: the Buraq Revolt as Indigenous Resistance"


"Blemishes and Burdens: Jewish Daughters of Iraq"


"Sharia Ethnography”


Abigail Balbale - "Reimagining the Reconquista: Problems in the Arabic Historiography of al-Andalus"

Marilyn Booth - "Girlhood Translated? Fénelon’s Traité de l’éducation des filles (1687) as a Text of Egyptian Modernity (1901, 1909)"

Christian Mauder - “Courtly Identities in Mamluk Egypt: Law, Gender, and Theology in the majālis of Sultan Qāniṣawh al-Ghawrī (r.1501–1516)”

Geoffrey Moseley - "The Arabic Plato: Problems and Prospects"

Maha Nassar - "Brothers Apart: Palestinian Citizens of Israel and the Arab World"