Events

Past Event

Symposium in Honor of George Saliba

February 17, 2017
3:45 PM - 6:30 PM
523 Butler Library, Columbia University, 535 West 114th St., New York

The Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University is pleased to announce an interdisciplinary symposium and reception in honor of Professor George Saliba, on the occasion of his retirement. Scholars of the history of science and the history of Arabic and Islamic thought will present their current research, and celebrate the contributions of Professor Saliba to these fields of scholarship.

The symposium will take place on Friday, February 17, in Butler Library, room 523, from 3:45 to 6:30 pm. A reception will follow. Please RSVP to mesaasretirement@gmail.com. Please refer to the poster for schedule details.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Astronomy, the Institute for Religion, CultureĀ and Public Life and the Heyman Center for the Humanities.