CFP: Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies (5th edition)

  The Centre for English Corpus Linguistics of the University of Louvain is organizing the fifth edition of the Using Corpora in Contrastive and Translation Studies conference series in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium) on 12-14 September, 2018. UCCTS is a biennial international conference which was launched by Richard Xiao in 2008 to provide an international forum for the exploration of the theoretical

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Re-Imagining Cultural Histories of The Middle East and North Africa

SOAS, University of London

Call for Papers 28 June 2018 SOAS, University of London A conference organised by: Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster; The Centre for Global Media and Communications, SOAS; Goldsmiths College, University of London; Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House. To celebrate 10 years of the Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication. Confirmed keynote: Professor Ella

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The transmission of Greek philosophy and medicine

Aileen Das | British Library blog Link: https://www.bl.uk/greek-manuscripts/articles/the-transmission-of-greek-philosophy-and-medicine  Ancient Greek philosophy and medical writing were extremely influential on later thought, both in the West and in the East. Aileen Das traces some of the strands of this remarkable journey, from Greek to Syriac, Arabic, and Latin. Severus Sebokht (d. 666/667 CE) writes: [Philosophy] does not belong to the Greeks alone, but can

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