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.
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