Faculty-Staff Digest - (04/14/2014  @ 2:06 PM)

Conversion to Islam in the Mongol Ilkhanate: Sources, Approaches, Questions on Thursday, April 17 at 4:30 p.m. (Lynn Brettler)

Thursday, April 17
4:30 p.m.
Beam Classroom, VAC

Judith Pfeiffer is an Associate Professor in Arabic/Islamic History at the University of Oxford, whose research spans topics such as Islamic history, historiography, and hagiography of the 13th to 16th centuries.

Her talk, "Conversion to Islam in the Mongol Ilkhanate," will focus on the conversion of Mongols and what it means to the religion and period, as well as its importance to the spread of Islam.

This event is free and open to the public.