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Mònica Colominas Aparicio investigates the politics of identity of Muslims in Late Medieval Christian Iberia, as found in their literature of religious polemics against Christians and Jews. Muslims in the Christian territories, known as Mudejars, were religious minorities who had to endure the pressure exerted by the Christian majority of society, which meant they had to cope with conflicting loyalties. Colominas Aparicio investigates how Mudejar authors of polemics authors of polemics articulated notions of identity and religious authority in relation to the Christians and Jews, and also to other Muslims writing before the period of forced conversions.

Event details of The religious polemics of the Mudejars
Date 29 April 2016
Time 13:00 -14:00
Location Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk
Room Location

M. Colominas Aparicio: The Religious Polemies of the Muslims of Late Medieval Christian Iberia. Identity and Religious Authority in Mudejar Islam.


Prof. G.A. Wiegers


Dr M. García-Arenal

Dr R.L.A. van Leeuwen

Aula - Oude Lutherse kerk

Room Location

Singel 411
1012 XM Amsterdam


This event is open to the public.