• Speakers' names are hyperlinked to further information about them; paper titles are linked to their abstracts. 
  • Names of places are linked to further information including maps. See also: the Workshop's locations in PRACTICALITIES to your right. 
  • Please note the change of time and venue for the plenary lecture: it is now at 1.00 p.m., still on Friday 15 October; and will be at Green College. 
  • This programme was last updated on Thursday 14 October.

Thursday Afternoon
14 October

Istituto Italiano di Cultura

[Due to limitations of space, this first—Thursday afternoon and eveningpart of the programme is by invitation onlyWorkshop speakers are of course invited to and included in everything!]

5.00 to 5.15 p.m.
Alberta Lai (Director of the IIC) and Daniela Boccassini (Workshop Organizer) — Welcome and Opening Remarks

5.15 to 6.30 p.m. Introductory Session 
6.30 to 7.30 p.m. Music for the Heart

7.30 to 8.45 p.m. Opening Reception

[The rest of the programme—on Friday and Saturdayis open to all registered participants!]

Friday Morning
15 October

9.00 to 9.15 a.m. 

Daniela Boccassini and Mark Vessey (Principal of Green College) — Welcome and Opening Remarks

9.15 to 10.30 a.m. — Session 1
The Crusade, Inner and Outer (European Perspective) 

Chair: Maya Yazigi (UBC)
10.30 to 10.45 a.m. Coffee Break

10.45 a.m. to 12.00 noon — Session 2
The Crusade, Inner and Outer (Islamic Perspective) 

Chair: Ken Seigneurie (SFU)

12.00 noon to 1.00 p.m. — Buffet Lunch

Friday Afternoon
15 October

Green College Coach House

1.00 to 2.00 p.m. — Keynote Address 

Chair: Robert Rouse (UBC)

2.00 to 3.00 p.m. Please feel free to explore the UBC campus

3.00 to 4.15 p.m.  Session 3
The Crusading Ideal: Old Pretexts, Texts, New Contexts

Chair: Richard Unger (UBC)
4.15 to 4.30 p.m. Coffee Break

4.30 to 5.45 p.m. — Session 4
Italy — The Mediterranean Scene from the Centre 

Chair: Mario Inglese (UBC)
6.30 to 8.30 p.m. Buffet Dinner

Saturday Morning
16 October 

Green College Coach House

10.00 to 11.15 a.m. — Session 5
In Quest of Origins 

Chair: Chantal Phan (UBC)
11.15 to 11.30 a.m. Coffee Break

11.30 a.m. to 12.45 p.m. — Session 6
Quests in Islamic Lore 

Chair: Raúl Alvarez-Moreno (UBC)
1.00 to 3.00 Buffet Lunch

Saturday Afternoon
16 October

Green College Coach House

3.00 to 4.15 p.m. — Session 7
Visual Encounters 

Chair: Carol Knicely (UBC)
4.15 to 4.30 p.m. Coffee Break

4.30 to 5.45 p.m. — Session 8
A Starry Firmament as End to the Quest 

Chair: Derryl MacLean (SFU)
6.30 to 9.30 p.m. Dinner: Acropol Restaurant, 2942 West Broadway, Vancouver
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