Title

Caliphate: The Surprising Afterlives of a Medieval Institution

Description or Abstract

As part of the Qahwa and Kalam series, Lennart Sundelin, professor of Middle East history in the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, delivered a talk titled Caliphate: The Surprising Afterlives of a Medieval Institution. The lecture briefly surveyed the origins and evolution of the medieval Caliphate and then turn to how the idea, memory and symbolism of the Caliphate have been used in varied places and times

Keywords

Qahwa & Kalam

Department

Arab & Islamic Civilizations Department

Preformance Date

November 2014

Content Type

Other

File Type

Video

Extent

1900-01-00

Language

eng

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