Arabic Qasidah - Stefan Sperl

This past spring, distinguished guest SOAS lecturer Dr. Stefan Sperl will gave a talk about the Arabic qasidah. In this talk he discusses the Arabic poetic form “the Qasidah”, what it exhibits and why.

Press play below to listen to this engaging 45min talk.

Dr. Stefan Sperl is senior lecturer at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London, UK.