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2015 Seminar for Arabian Studies

British Museum. Friday 24th - Sunday 26th July 2015

The 49th Seminar for Arabian Studies Conference will be held from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th July at the British Museum.

"The Seminar for Arabian Studies is the only international forum that meets annually for the presentation of the latest academic research in the humanities on the Arabian Peninsula from the earliest times to the present day or, in the case of political and social history, to the end of the Ottoman Empire (1922)."

The Annual MBI Al Jaber Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Peter Magee and is entitled Turning the world upside down: the emergence of camel caravans and overland trade in the Ancient Near East.


Arabia Antica will also attend the conference with a paper by Michele Degli Esposti, Dennys Frenez and J. Mark Kenoyer, dealing with the recent discoveries about the relation between the Bronze Age Salut (ST1) and the Indus Civilization, and a poster focusing on the Iron Age metallurgy at Salut by Martina Renzi, Michele Degli Esposti and Thilo Rehren.


Download the programme for the Seminar

For information about registration and accommodation please visit the Seminar's website