The edited volume 'Arabic in context: celebrating 400 years of Arabic at Leiden University' edited by Ahmad Al-Jallad is out. The volume contains the contributions to the 2013 conference with the same title, held at Leiden University and was published as part of Brill's the Studies in Semitics Language and Linguistics series. For more information, see the link to Brill's webiste in the sidebar.
On Friday and Saturday 17 and 18 March, the conference Landscapes of Survival will take place in the National Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. For this conference scholars working on the archaeology, epigraphy of Jordan's North Eastern desert and beyond are brought together to present on the newest insights and developments in the field.
ARAMCO lecture: Thursday 15 December, 3 pm: PD Dr. Hausleiter (DAI), The oasis of Tayma, Northwest Arabia: 6000 years of cultural contacts and exchange
On Thursday 15 December PD Dr. Hausleiter will give a lecture in which he will share the latest insights from the excavations at the North West Arabian oasis of Tayma. The lecture will take palce at 3 pm at the university library in the Vossius room.