Archive for March, 2014

Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Kim

May 16-17, 2014, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond For the conference schedule and to RSVP email: vtroyans@stanford.edu This conference is only open to the Stanford Community. [Co-sponsored by the Department of History, Office of Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Dean’s […]

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Arabic Conversation Session

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Kim

May 19, 12:00 pm, Building 30, Room 102 Arabic Conversation Session with Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) Open only to Stanford students. Zahera Harb is one of the six 2013-2014 FSI-Humanities Center International Visitors and will be in residence at Stanford in May 2014. She is Senior Lecturer in International Journalism […]

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Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) , “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Kim

May 13, 12:00 pm, Encina Hall East, Goldman Conf. Room, Room 409 (616 Serra Street) Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) , “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries” Abstract: Arab screens along with social networks have been flooded over the past three years with words, images and videos that were […]

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Moroccan Sufism

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Kim

April 16, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa) Moroccan Sufism: Musical Performance by Yassir Chadly Lecture by Touria Boumehdi, “Sidi Abdel Rahman al Majdoub” Sufi Poetry Recitation by Stanford Students  Forum of Darija [Co-sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies, DLCL,  the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Stanford Language Center] […]

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Islamic Studies End of Year Reception

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

May 29, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Encina Commons Back Lawn (615 Crothers Way) Islamic Studies End of Year Reception Please join us for our Islamic Studies reception open to students, faculty, and community members. Come meet the program staff and get to know other interested members of the Islamic Studies community. Bookmark on Delicious […]

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Sameer Ali (Stanford University), “Ethics and Philosophy in the Nuzhat-nama-i ‘Ala’i of Shahmardan b. Abi al-Khayr al-Razi”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

May 1, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Sameer Ali (Stanford University), “Ethics and Philosophy in the Nuzhat-nama-i ‘Ala’i of Shahmardan b. Abi al-Khayr al-Razi” Abstract: This presentation seeks to examine the ethical precepts and practical philosophy in the Nuzhat-nama, which was written in the late 11th century […]

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Sumbul Ali-Karamali (Author of The Muslim Next Door and Growing up Muslim), “The Status of Women in Islam”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

April 9, 7:00 pm, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa) Sumbul Ali-Karamali (Author of The Muslim Next Door and Growing up Muslim), “The Status of Women in Islam” Abstract: Are Muslim women oppressed? Is Islam really sexist? How does Islam treat women? Author Sumbul Ali-Karamali will discuss women’s rights in Islam and other […]

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Robert Crews (Stanford University), “Globalizing the Afghan Shia”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

May 21, 3:15 pm, Okimoto Conference Room, Encina Hall East, 3rd Floor (616 Serra Street) Spring 2014 Workshop Series: “Shi’a Politics” Robert Crews (Stanford University), “Globalizing the Afghan Shia” Robert Crews is Associate Professor of History and Director of the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University. Bookmark on Delicious Digg […]

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Lara Deeb (Scripps College), “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality in Shi’i South Beirut”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

May 8, 12:15 pm, CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central (616 Serra Street) Spring 2014 Workshop Series: “Shi’a Politics” Lara Deeb (Scripps College), “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality in Shi’i South Beirut” Abstract: Lara Deeb will discuss her recent book, co-authored with Mona Harb and titled, Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi?ite South Beirut. In […]

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Ahoo Najafian (Stanford University), “An Ayatollah Walks into a Tavern …: The Problem of Historical Reading through Stylized Genres”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

April 17, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Spring 2014 Workshop Series: “Shia Politics” Ahoo Najafian (Stanford University), “An Ayatollah Walks into a Tavern …: The Problem of Historical Reading through Stylized Genres” Abstract: Although Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s political activities have drawn a great amount of attention, his works in the “nonpolitical” sphere […]

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