“Actors, Contents and Practices of Transmission in Family and Social Contexts”
Università degli Studi di Napoli – L’Orientale, Naples (Italy), 3-4 April, 2017
A Case of Transmission of Knowledge [DYNTRAN WORKING PAPER 20, January 2017]
by Alberto TIBURCIO URQUIOLA
In the seventeenth century a cycle of religious polemics took place, which involved the two main courts of the Persian speaking world (namely the Mughal and the Safavid) and the Church of Rome. In this contribution I will briefly lay out the background surrounding these Continue reading Transmission of Polemics in Safavid Iran
[DYNTRAN WORKING PAPER 19, December 2016]
by Torsten WOLLINA
In this contribution, I will present two additions to the conceptualization of ‘family’ in the context of premodern Islamicate societies. Firstly, I propose that we should understand ‘family’ as a symbolic resource in knowledge transmission, which could have as Continue reading The Banu Qadi ‘Ajlun: Family or Dynasty?