Middle East Studies

The Eighth North American Syriac Symposium – Syriac Worlds: Interactions, Exchanges, Contributions

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Sunday, June 16 –
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

4-day conference

Smith-Buonanno Hall

Registration is required, $175, $85 for graduate students, retirees, and independent scholars.

The Eighth North American Syriac Symposium will convene at Brown University on June 16-19, 2019. Held every four years since 1991, the North American Syriac Symposium brings together scholars and students for exchange and discussion on a wide variety of topics related to the language, literature, and cultural history of Syriac Christianity, extending chronologically from the first centuries CE to the present day and geographically from Syriac Christianity's homeland in the Middle East to South India, China, and the worldwide diaspora.

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