Mellon Fellows Seminar - Ahmed al-Rahim, "Mobility and Knowledge in the Mongol Empire: The “Peripatetic School” (Madrasa-ye Sayyārā) of the Ilḫān Ūlǧāytū (r. 1304-16 A.D.)""
Ahmed H. al-Rahim works on Arabo-Islamic intellectual and religious history from Muhammad to Avicenna to Abū-Bakr al-Baghdādī.[read more]
Crime, Security, and Citizenship: The Politics of Fingerprinting in China, 1920s - 1940s with Daniel Asen (Rutgers University)
An event in the Asian Cosmopolitanisms Lecture Series.[read more]
David Nemer (UVA), "From Misinformation to Extremism: How WhatsApp Is Affording Radicalization in Brazil"
Mellon Fellows Seminar - Katelyn Wood, "Listening Backwards: Archiving Laughter and Queer Sonic Intimacies"
Katelyn Hale Wood is a performance studies scholar and theatre historian whose research engages the intersections of critical race and queer theory[read more]
Mellon Fellows Seminar - Fotini Kondyli, "Citizen Participation and Urban Planning in Byzantine Athens"
Fotini Kondyli (Assistant Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology) is a Byzantine archaeologist who works on the Late Antique,[read more]
Mellon Fellows Seminar - Giulia Paoletti, "Decentralizing the Gaze: On the Origins of Photography in Senegal (1860-1910s)
Giulia Paoletti’s research examines nineteenth and twentieth century African art with a particular focus on the early histories of photography in W[read more]