Middle East Studies

An Enigmatic Arabic Papyrus from Early Islam

Thursday, March 13, 2014

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Speaker: Fred Donner, professor of Near Eastern History, University of Chicago

A discussion of some of the problems scholars face in studying the origins of the Islamic period, and the importance of documentary evidence for understanding early Islamic history.

Co-sponsored by the Humanities Teaching and Research Fund.