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Wed, Feb 15, 2023 06:30 PM - Wed, Feb 15, 2023 08:00 PM

This talk analyzes the different representations of the Moriscos’ history in Spanish and Arab thought from the early modern era to today. First, it examines the evolution of the presence of this history in the literature and historic texts of the Spanish golden age (XVIe-XVIIe centuries).

Secondly, it studies Spanish and Arab treatment of the subject in the XVIIIe and XIXe centuries, which means through the newspapers, writings of a historical nature, travel literature, novels, plays, etc. Thirdly, the talk explores the contemporary Arab literature and historic representations of the Moriscos’ history, and considers: how did it evolve quantitatively and qualitatively?

*Simultaneous English interpretation will be provided.


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NYUAD Institute

Feb 15 - Feb 15, 2023

06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

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