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Histories of Economy in the Middle East: A Workshop

May 18 @ 1:30 pm - May 19 @ 5:00 pm

McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)

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MAY 18
1:30-1:45: Introduction
Adam Sabra, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sherene Seikaly, University of California, Santa Barbara

1:45-3:15: Commerce and Capital
Adam Hanieh, “Space, Scale, and the Middle East’s Contemporary
Political Economy”
Jessica Goldberg, “Sea Change in Medieval Ifriqiyya”
Ziad Abu-Rish, “Complicating the Post-Colonial Narrative”

3:15-3:30: Break

3:30-5:00: Money and Finance
Warren Shultz, “Numismatics and Islamic Economic History”
Aaron Jakes, “Colonial Economism”
Munther al-Sabbagh, “Measuring Interest Rates in the Ottoman
Periphery”

MAY 19
11:00-12:30: Rural Economies and Communities
Astrid Meier, “Rural Societies in an ‘Economy of Rights’”
Ahmad Shokr, “Nationalism, Rural Governmentality, and the
Origins of Agrarian Statism in Egypt, 1919-1965”
Bethany Walker, “Locating Economic Behavior in Rural Communities”

12:30-2:00: Lunch

2:00-3:00: The Environment
Jennifer Derr, “Parasites of Political Economy”
Alan Mikhail, “The Nature of the Ottoman Economy”

3:00- 3:15: Break

3:15-4:45: Roundtable Summary

Sponsored by the King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies and the Center for Middle East Studies at UCSB

Details

Start:
May 18 @ 1:30 pm
End:
May 19 @ 5:00 pm

Organizers

Center for Middle East Studies
King Abdul Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies

Venue

McCune Conference Room (HSSB 6020)
Humanities and Social Sciences Bldg
Santa Barbara, CA 93106 United States
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