Anthropology in conversation with an Islamic tradition: Emmanuel Levinas and the practice of critique
Dr Johan Rasanayagam
This presentation will cover recent published research that develops the idea of an anthropologist participating in conversations going on within an Islamic tradition. The idea of a conversation is developed through the ethical philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas and his ideal of knowing as an ethical…
Ali al-Sharafi’s nautical atlases and rectangular world map: A 16th-century lingua franca of the Mediterranean & the Black Sea & its translation into a map of Eurasia and Africa
Professor Sonja Brentjes
This seminar series runs from Weeks 1 to 8 during Term and is open to members of the public.