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Front Matter
Letter from the editors

Remarks by Richard W. Bulliet, Recipient of the 2015 MEM Lifetime Achievement Award

Arabic Fatḥ as ‘Conquest’ and its Origin in Islamic Tradition

Fred M. Donner
Was Ibn Wāḍiḥ al-Yaʿqūbī a Shiʿite Historian? The State of the Question

Sean W. Anthony
Of Islamic Grammatology: Ibn Turka’s Lettrist Metaphysics of Light

Matthew Melvin-Koushki
Taẕkirah-i Khayr al-bayān: The Earliest Source on the Career and Poetry of Ṣāʾib Tabrīzī (d. ca. 1087/1676)

Theodore S. Beers

A Man for All Seasons: Ibn ʿUqda and Crossing Sectarian Boundaries in the 4th/10th Century
Jonathan Brown
A New Source on the Social Gatherings (majālis) of the Mamluk Sultan Qānṣawh al-Ghawrī

Christian Mauder and Christopher Markiewicz

Sessions on Slavery – The International Medieval Congress (Leeds, 4-7 July, 2016)

Thomas MacMaster
Regional and Transregional Elites – Connecting the Early Islamic Empire (October 7-8, 2016, Universität Hamburg)

Stefan Heidemann
A Moveable Feast: “Food as a Cultural Signifier” (American University of Beirut, 12-14 May 2016)

Lucy Stone McNeece

Denis Genequand and Christian Julien Robin (eds.), Les Jafnides: des rois arabes au service de Byzance (VIe siècle de l’ère chrétienne)
Antoine Borrut
Isabel Toral-Niehoff, Al-Ḥīra. Eine arabische Kulturmetropole im spätantiken Kontext
Michael Bonner
Thomas Bauer, Die Kultur der Ambiguität: Eine andere Geschichte des Islams
Isabel Toral-Niehoff
Tariq Jaffer, Rāzī: Master of Qurʾānic Interpretation and Theological Reasoning
Rachel Anne Friedman
Amina Elbendary, Crowds and Sultans: Urban Protest in Late Medieval Egypt and Syria
Anne Troadec
Petrus Martyr Anglerius: Legatio Babylonica. Edition, Übersetzung und Kommentar von Hans Heinrich Todt
Christian Mauder

Shahab Ahmed (1966-2015)

Sarah Eltantawi

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