Conference: "Civilizational Formation: The Carolingian and ‘Abbāsid Eras"

Location: McKenna Hall, Notre Dame Conference Center

The University of Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute and Department of History present: “Civilizational Formation: The Carolingian and ‘Abbāsid Eras,” an international conference in celebration of Thomas F.X. Noble.

Carolingianist and ‘Abbāsidist scholars from around the world gather to examine the similarities, dissimilarities, and connections between the cultural institutions formulated under these Christian and Islamic empires—the foundations of which last until the present day.

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Co-sponsored by the Department of Classics, the Department of Theology, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

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