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Seminar Historie og Klassiske Studier

Sex and Scandinavians through Medieval Islamic Eyes

Pernilla Myrne (University of Gothenburg)& Nizar Hermes (University of Virginia)

Info about event


Thursday 9 December 2021,  at 14:15 - 17:00


Aarhus University, Nobelparken building 1461- room 516


Research Program

Pernilla Myrne, Senior Lecturer, Department of Languages & Literatures, University of Gothenburg

14.15-15.00:  Arabic Erotic Manuscript Traditions and Attitudes to Sexuality in the Medieval Islamic World


Nizar Hermes, Assoc. Prof & Chair, Department of Middle Eastern & South Asian Languages & Cultures, University of Virginia

15.10-15.55: The (Hi)Story of al-Ghazāl’s Journey to the (Is)Lands of the Vikings and Its Afterlife in a Contemporary Arabic Poem

15.55-17.00: Discussion and Drinks