Relevant Publications by Team Members

1John-Paul Ghobrial, ‘The Archive of Orientalism and its Keepers: Re-imagining the Histories of Arabic Manuscripts in Early Modern Europe’, in Liesbeth Corens, Kate Peters and Alexandra Walsham, eds., The Social History of the Archive: Record Keeping in Early Modern Europe, Past and Present Supplement 11 (Oxford, 2016), pp. 90-111. Available open-access at https://doi.org/10.1093/pastj/gtw023.

2. John-Paul Ghobrial, ‘The Life and Hard Times of Solomon Negri: An Arabic Teacher in Early Modern Europe’, in Charles Burnett, Alastair Hamilton, and Jan Loop, eds., The Teaching and Learning of Arabic in Early Modern Europe (Brill, 2017), pp. 310-331.  Open-access version available at http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/books/9789004338623.

3. John-Paul Ghobrial, Review of Bernard Heyberger, Jérôme Lentin, Paul Fahmé-Thiéry, eds., D’Alep à Paris: Les pérégrinations d’un jeune Syrien au temps de Louis XIV (Paris: Sindbad, 2015) in English Historical Review (2017).

4.  John-Paul Ghobrial, ‘Migration from Within and Without: In the Footsteps of Eastern Christians in Early Modern Europe’, Transactions of the RHS 27 (2017), pp. 153-173.   https://doi.org/10.1017/S008044011700007X  

5. Feras Krimsti, ‘The Lives and Afterlives of the Library of the Maronite Physician Ḥannā al-Ṭabīb (c. 1702–1775) from Aleppo’, Journal of Islamic Manuscripts, volume 9 issue 2-3. Brill: 2018. Available Open Access at https://doi.org/10.1163/1878464X-00902006

6. Lucy Parker, ‘The Ambiguities of Belief and Belonging: Catholicism and the Church of the East in the Sixteenth Century’, The English Historical Review, volume 133 issue 565, pp 1420-1445. Oxford University Press, 2018. Available open-access at https://doi.org/10.1093/ehr/cey334

7. Feras Krimsti, 'Disciplining Disobedient Subjects: The Punishment of Aleppo’s Insurgents in 1850 as a Contentious Issue’, in Stefan Winter and Mafalda Ade, eds., Aleppo and its Hinterland in the Ottoman Period / Alep et sa province à l’époque ottoman (Brill, 2019), pp. 204-228.

8. John-Paul Ghobrial, 'Christian Materiality between East and West: Notes of a Capuchin among the Christians of the Ottoman Empire’, in Laven, Ivanic, and Morrall, eds., Religious Materiality in the Early Modern World (Amsterdam University Press). https://www.aup.nl/en/book/9789462984653/religious-materiality-in-the-early-modern-world https://ora.ox.ac.uk/objects/uuid:3aca71e0-27fb-4e21-8d7a-e452dfe489f9

9. Feras Krimsti, "Arsāniyūs Shukrī al-Ḥakīm’s Account of His Journey to France, the Iberian Peninsula, and Italy (1748–1757) from Travel Journal to Edition", Philological Encounters 3-4 (2019), 202-244. https://brill.com/view/journals/phen/4/3-4/article-p202_3.xml 

10. Alice Croq, 'From Amida to Famagusta via Cairo: The Syrian Scribe Yūsuf ibn Sbāṭ in His Eastern Mediterranean Context c. 1350–1360', Al-Masāq Journal of the Medieval Mediterranean (2020) https://doi.org/10.1080/09503110.2020.1778892 

Relevant Presentations by Team Members

  1. John-Paul Ghobrial, Lecture, Centre for Eastern Mediterranean Studies, Central European University, Budapest, 24 September 2015.
  2. John-Paul Ghobrial, Seminar Paper, Kulturwissenschaftliches Kolleg, University of Konstanz, 19 November 2015.
  3. John-Paul Ghobrial, Seminar Paper, ‘Nouveaux chantiers de l’histoire moderne’, Sorbonne, Paris, 8 December 2015.
  4. John-Paul Ghobrial, Seminar Paper, ‘Penser la Méditerranée à l’époque moderne et contemporaine (XVIe-XXe siècle)’ organised by Bernard Heyberger, Wolfgang Kaiser, and Bernard Vincent, École normale supérieure, Paris, 8 December 2015.
  5. John-Paul Ghobrial, Seminar Paper, ‘Anthropologie historique des Chrétiens en Islam’, IISMM, Paris, 9 December 2015.
  6. John-Paul Ghobrial, Seminar Paper, Seminarraum Forschungszentrum Gotha, 14 January 2016.
  7. John-Paul Ghobrial, Lecture, Royal Historical Society, London, 5 February 2016.
  8. John-Paul Ghobrial, Workshop Presentation, ‘The Space Between: Connecting Microhistory and Global History’, Venice, 24-26 February 2016.
  9. John-Paul Ghobrial, Seminar Paper, Comparative Social and Cultural History Seminar, Cambridge, 1 March 2016.
  10. John-Paul Ghobrial, Paper, symposium on Recovering the Role of Christians in the History of the Middle East organised by Jack Tannous, Christian Sahner, and Michael Reynolds, Princeton University, 6-7 May 2016.
  11. John-Paul Ghobrial, Workshop Paper, Engelberg, 19-21 May 2016.
  12. John-Paul Ghobrial, Lecture, Colloquium on Diplomatic History and Connected History in the Early Modern Period, which was organised by Sanjay Subrahmanyam, Collège de France, Paris, 26 May 2016.
  13. John-Paul Ghobrial, Keynote lecture at opening of exhibition, ‘Encounters with the Orient’, Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam, 23 June 2016.
  14. Lucy Parker, Paper, St Andrew’s, June 2017.
  15. Lucy Parker, Conference Presentation, European Academy of Religion, June 2017.