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Late Judaeo-Arabic Correspondence of Ottoman Traders - Dr E.-M. Wagner

Whereas the social and economic life of Jews under the Fatimid and Ayyubid empires (10th to 13th c.) has been the subject of numerous books and articles, relatively little attention has been paid to the late Mamluk and Ottoman periods. This has also led to a lack of research on documentary Late Judaeo-Arabic, the most important mode of communication for the widespread network of the Jewish traders. 

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Research and teaching in the field of Jewish Studies take place in a variety of faculties and departments across the University of Cambridge. The Cambridge Forum for Jewish Studies is an initiative whose objective is to join up this activity and communicate the range of expertise and wealth of research in the field that currently exists in the university. The Forum meets once a term to exchange information and ideas. It is hoped that it will encourage wider participation and a variety of perspectives.

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