Anne Haour (University of East Anglia), Global Networks and the Trade in Cowries, 800-1400. Co-sponsored by the Committee on Archeology and the Committee on Medieval Studies. This talk will take place on the Zoom platform; please click here to register.
Shireen Hamza (History of Science) and Conor Dube (NELC), guest organizers: Race in Geography, "Ethnography" and Other Genres of Arabic Texts. Co-organized by Anna Wilson (Dept. of English) and Rachel Love (Dept. of Classics), this seminar meets every other Monday to discuss pre-circulated readings on race and critical race studies in the premodern world. The seminar meets online via Zoom; contact firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting info.