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Online Program

Online Lecture: Medieval Convivencia — Flourishing Interfaith Exchanges

Program No. 24866RJ
Join us on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, at 1 p.m. (ET)/ 10 a.m. (PT), for a one-hour lecture and Q&A about medieval religions in Muslim Spain through art and literature.
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At a Glance

Embark on a captivating journey through the era surrounding Convivencia (c. 1000–1200) in Muslim Spain, where luminaries like Al-Ghazali, Ibn Rushd (Averroes), St. Bernard and Peter Abelard shaped the landscape of interfaith exchange. Explore the vibrant tapestry woven by Jews, Christians and Muslims, as revealed through works of art, architecture, literature and language. Uncover tales of conflict and cooperation during the Crusades, Reconquista and Norman conquests, shaping intellectual medieval Europe and the Middle East. Join us to unravel the intricate threads of cultural exchange that influenced scholasticism, the Renaissance and the creation of timeless artistic masterpieces.

General Notes

Your online lecture will take place live over the course of 1-2 hours. All times are listed in the EASTERN time zone. If you live in a different time zone, please adjust your schedule accordingly. This live online experience uses Zoom Webinar, an easy-to-use web video service that includes closed captioning. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. You will receive a confirmation email when you enroll, and a reminder email one week and one day before, as well as the morning of the event with a link and instructions on how to tune in. You will not be pictured on screen during the lecture, but you will have the opportunity to ask the instructor live questions using the Q&A box. Unless otherwise noted, all those who enroll in this program receive access to the live event as well as a recording of the lecture that you can watch any time within the two weeks following the live event.

Important registration tip:
If you want to attend the live lecture, please do not wait until the last minute to enroll.
If you enroll after a lecture is complete, we’ll send you a recording of the event.