Courses: Introduction to the Archaeology of Warfare in Muslim Cultures

 

Saturday 15th March—Sunday 16th March 2014
Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
 Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
210 Euston Road, London NW1 2DA London NW1 2DA
Overview
This short course, Archaeology of Warfare in Muslim Cultures, will focus on military architecture and arms and armour. Expert speakers will explore the fortifications; siege techniques; and the art of war, strategies and tactics; they will review the weapons and armour used by princes, soldiers and warriors by geographical area and period.
Format
This course will consist of three sessions on Saturday 15th March and a two
hour visit to the Wallace Collection on Sunday 16th March.
Guest speakers and session titles:
Dr Stéphane Pradines, AKU-ISMC
Islamic fortifications in the Middle East
Dr David Nicolle, Independent Scholar
Medieval Arms and Armour in the Middle East
Dr Robert Elgood, Independent Scholar
 Arms and fortifications in north India during the Mughal period
www.aku.edu/ismc
ismc.shortcourses@aku.edu
ISMC London
Fee: £35.00/£30.00 (full /concession)

Camille Rhoné

Agrégée d'histoire, titulaire d'une thèse de doctorat en histoire de l'Islam médiéval ("Défendre le territoire en Iran nord-oriental - Khorassan et Transoxiane -, IXe-XIe siècle"), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

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