March 20th: Magic and the Occult in Islam

Please join us for a workshop on Magic and the Occult in Islam hosted by the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies’ Centre for the Study of Islam.

In honour of Professor Charles Burnett, a leading researcher in the field.

http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/centres/csi/ 

March 20th
Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter: Lecture Theatres One and Two

12:30-1:30: Lunch in the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies Common Room

1:30-2:30: Professor Dionisius Agius: Magic in Malta and Opening Remarks

2:30-3:00: Dr. Michael Noble: ‘Attitudes to the weird and the wonderful: some reflections on Avicennan and Post-Avicennan thought’

3:00-3:30: Coffee and Tea

3:30-4:00: Dr. Liana Saif: ‘The Pseudo-Aristotelian Hermetica: Preliminary observations’

4:00-4:30: Dr. Ceri Houlbrook: ‘Locking Love and Wishes: Padlock rituals in the Middle East’

4:30-5:00: Concluding Remarks and Discussion
 

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