Seminar 1: What can we learn from Arabic-script documents about economic exchange in medieval Egypt (800–1150)?
Chris Wickham, University of Oxford, Emeritus
December 7, 2020 · 9:00 am—11:00 am · Virtual – via Zoom
Program in Near Eastern Studies; Humanities Council; Center for Collaborative History
Chris Wickham is Chichele Professor of Medieval History emeritus at the University of Oxford and Fellow of All Souls College, and will be Director of the British School at Rome, January through July 2021. He is the author of numerous books on medieval rural and urban Italy as well as highly acclaimed comparative histories of Late Antiquity and the early Middle Ages, most recently Medieval Europe (Yale UP, 2016). He is currently writing a comparative history of the Mediterranean ca. 950–1180, synthesizing textual and archeological evidence for long-distance and regional exchange.