New Perspectives and Contexts in the Study of Islamic Origins – 8th Nangeroni Meeting (Florence; June 11-16, 2017)

The 8th Nangeroni Meeting will be held in Florence, Italy.

Major speakers include:
Gabriel Said Reynolds (University of Notre Dame)
Boaz Shoshan (Ben Gurion University)
Averil Cameron (University of Oxford)
Tommaso Tesei (Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem)
Other participants (to be confirmed): Manfred Kropp, Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, Stephen Shoemaker, Dwight Swanson, Philip Wood, Alba Fedeli, Isaac Oliver, Michael Bonner…

==Tentative schedule==

Monday 12 June 2017

Morning: arrivals
Afternoon:
  • 16:00-17:15 – Welcome & Opening session
  • 17:45-19:30 – 1st paper
  • 20:00 – Dinner

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Morning:
  • 9:00-10:15 – Reading sessions
  • 10:45–12:30 – 2nd paper
13:00 – Lunch
Afternoon:
  • Short paper sessions (?)
  • 3rd paper
Evening: Possible Public Lecture (organized by the City Council of Florence)

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Morning:
  • Short paper sessions (?)
  • 4th paper
Afternoon: Free (Guided tour of St. John Baptistery, The Cathedral, and the new Museo dell’Opera del Duomo)

Thursday 15 June 2017

Morning:
  • Reading sessions
  • 5th paper
Afternoon:
  • 6th paper
  • Short paper session (?)
Evening: Possible Public Lecture (organized by the Catholic Faculty of Theology of Florence)

Friday 16 June 2017

Morning:
  • 9:00–10:45 – 7th paper
  • 11:15-12:30 – Conclusions
Afternoon: departures

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