Byzantium, Baghdad, Toledo, Paris. “Translatio studii” in medieval sciences
From 6 May to 8 May 2015

International Symposium

The Boghossian Foundation is pleased to invite you to an international meeting organized by the CRA Speculum Arabicum (UCL).This conference brings together experts in the Arab-Muslim, Byzantine, Latin , Hebrew and Roman areas, with the objective of exchanging views on various topics related to the transmission of knowledge in the Middle Ages.

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Wednesday 6 May : Opening evening, from 7 pm

Thursday 7 May : Conference at 5pm and round table at 7pm

Friday 8 May : Conference at 5pm and round table at 7pm

The speakers

Click on each speaker to read an abstract of his speech :

Charles Burnett, Michel Cacouros, Mattia Cavagna, Bernard Coulie, Godefroid de Callataÿ, Ahmed Djebbar, Gabriele Ferrario, Maribel Fierro, Miquel Forcada, Paolo Odorico, Agostino Paravicini Bagliani, Daniel König, Baudouin Van den Abeele, Alessandro Vitale Brovarone.

Flyer and poster of the event

For more information over the program, please click on the flyer

Please find here the poster of the event :



Centre for art and dialogue between the cultures of the East and the West
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67
B – 1050 Brussels

Reservation :
or +32 (0)2 627 52 30

Price :
10 € for three evenings
5 € for one evening
Free for friends of the Villa Empain and for students