Session 1: Conversion and the Question of Identity in the Mediterranean World. Question and Answer Session with Wadad Kadi, University of Chicago, Nabil Matar, University of Minnesota, and Galina Yermolenko, DeSales University. Part of the conference Identity in the Mediterranean World: From the Middle Ages to Today, organized by the Mediterrane...
Institute for Advanced Study
Kadi, Wadad; Matar, Nabil; Yermolenko, Galina
University of Minnesota, Institute for Advanced Study.
Session 1: Conversion and the Question of Identity in the Mediterranean World. Introduction by Marguerite Ragnow, Curator of the James Ford Bell Library at the University of Minnesota, followed by three presentations. Wadad Kadi, University of Chicago, Self-Identity of the Non-Arab Muslim Bureaucracy in Early Islam: 'Abd al-Hamid's (d. 750) 'Let...