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Embedding Conquest Team
How do we explain the success of the muslim empire? Embedding Conquest (EmCo) looks to understand the social fabric that held it together. ERC H2020
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Burzine Waghmar Sep 18
and for a seminal Stand der Forschung . You certainly did it! And "We'll Meet Again" before , SIE 10, 2023. SIE Gabrielle van den Berg here at closing session.
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
Yes we did it: our first full-on real on-line conference! Thank you organisers and Shuqi Jia, EmCoteam and all participants!
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
Thank you Trying in our little corner to show the world beyond the academy about tge value of history for modern debates as encouraged us to do yesterday!
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Hilde De Weerdt Sep 18
Love this feature of the site: Eyeopeners--short posts on the little things that make historical research in all its forms worthwhile, addressed to all of us.
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
At our conference on we've taken the opportunity to present our project and show our fantastic (in-progress) Material (Re)Sources repository. Take a look if you haven't had the chance yet!
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Alexandra Vukovich Sep 18
Pavel Lurje's paper on Turkic-Sogdian coinage was super informative! Thank you for putting this together! Fave coins mentioned were the Sogdian Samarkand coins with a figure with hair in boxer braids & Turkic tamga 👇 (Pavel's pics were better)...1/
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Hilde De Weerdt Sep 18
Lots of great stuff indeed. And glad to learn about this resource on Eastern Turkic by
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Alexandra Vukovich Sep 18
Although I came for the paper on Turkic-Sogdian coins, I am fully immersed in Liu Jialong's paper on 8thc local bureaucracy regulating mourning on the frontier of Tang China...using documents discovered in China & preserved in Japanese collections
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
Replying to @EmCoteam
Full paper to be published in workshop proceedings in due course
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
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They write to the court asking for clarifications about the earlier letters they received in a matter of fact way asking for clarifications. The letters show how efficient the Tang mailing system was as letters took no more than two days from Turfan to the centre and vice versa.
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
Jialong Liu discusses fascinating evidence for how Tang army officials in local prefectorates dealt with the rather common situation of receiving suspicious decrees from the imperial centre using an especially rich dossier from Turfan!
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
Projects like this supporting multiple-year integrated research from multiple disciplinary and linguistic angles are so important to answer complicated historical questions in a responsible complete manner.
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
Replying to @EmCoteam
Congratulations to Gabrielle and her team!
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 18
The second day of our workshop is off to a terrific start with Gabrielle van den Berg giving an overview of the achievements of the multi-year interdisciplinary research project: Turks, texts and territory: Imperial ideology and cultural production in Central Eurasia
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 15
Replying to @EmCoteam
UPDATE: we're making space for registering more attendees to this week's event! Interested scholars and students may email us at emco@hum.leidenuniv.nl for pre-registration. Seats are limited. Please mention your name, position, and professional email address.
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 14
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At this point all available "seats" for guests have already been filled. It won't be recorded but we'll put out the results through our website, social media, and peer-reviewed publications. Stay tuned!
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 14
Replying to @EmCoteam
Thanks everyone for you interest in our conference! The event was moved online due to health safety restrictions.
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 14
Big plans for this week: and the team are hosting a workshop on Sogdiana, Bactria and Gandhara between the Sasanian empire, the Tang dynasty and the Muslim Caliphate. More info at
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Embedding Conquest Team Sep 14
Hi, the meeting today is not public, but stay tuned for our upcoming events and publications!
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Paul M. Cobb Sep 13
Tomorrow, as part of the “Embedding Conquest” project at Leiden University ( ), I am revisiting my 20-year-old work on ‘Abbasid Syria, a process at once hilarious, humbling, and generative. More to come!
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