AMME Seminar on 8 December: “10th Anniversary Seminar: Crossing Boundaries”

23.11.2020
Join us in celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Ancient and Medieval Middle East (AMME) Seminar on Tuesday 8 December 2020 at 4:15-6 pm EET time!

Wow, time flies by! AMME celebrates its 10th Birthday! For an entire decade, AMME Seminar has been an interdisciplinary hub, inviting scholars from across the world, to discuss, question, and enhance research of the Ancient and Medieval Middle East.

The topic of our December session is “10th Anniversary Seminar: Crossing Boundaries”.

Let’s raise a glass together in our Zoom cubicles and enjoy three brilliant speakers on their memories and visions of AMME:   

  • Eric van Dongen: “A trip down memory lane, the very beginning of AMME” 
  • Saana Svärd (University of Helsinki, director of the Centre of Excellence in Ancient Near Eastern Empires): “Right Tool for the Right Job: Why Interdisciplinarity Matters.
  • Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila (University of Edinburgh): “The Importance of Being Earnest in InterdisciplinarityWorking with Arabic, Persian, and a Bit of Greek and Akkadian”

Our festive session takes place online on Tuesday 8 December at 4:15-6 pm EET time in Zoom https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/65509262309 (Meeting ID: 655 0926 2309).