The BA Center for Islamic Civilization Studies organizes an international conference entitled “Furusiyya and Martial Arts During the Reign of the Mamluk Sultans” on 24 and  25 July 2019, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm at the BACC Delegates Hall. It will tackle the following themes:

  • The Mamluk Furusiyya: Military Preparation and Formation
  • Furusiyya Literature and Martial Arts
  • Military Machinery and Equipment in the Mamluk Era 
  • Race Courses and Training in Mamluk Cairo
  • Military Strategies in the Mamluk Era 
  • Military Ranks and Badges
  • Military Uniform of the Mamluk Furusiyya
  • Imported Influences on Martial Arts in the Mamluk Era
  • The Armada and Military Ships in the Mamluk Era
  • Conflicts of Power and Military Rivalry in the last century of the Mamluk Era.

Conference Rapporteur: Dr. Ayman Fouad Sayyid.


Event Schedule

Location Date From: To: Activity Admission
BACC Delegates Hall 24 - 25 July 2019 10:00 18:00 Conference Registration