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Arab Cultural Fair

Posted on April 21st, 2015 by Guest

May 1, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, White Memorial Plaza  The Arab Students Association at Stanford is hosting the first Annual Arab Cultural Festival in White Plaza, bringing the sights, smells, and sounds of the Arab world to campus with a showcase of the cuisine, traditions, and, of course, the spirit of Arabs and of […]

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Mona Atia: Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt

Posted on April 17th, 2015 by Guest

April 27, 2015, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm, Reuben Hills Conference Room 2nd Floor East Wing E207 Encina Hall Mona Atia (The George Washington University) “Pious Neoliberalism and Islamic Charity in Egypt” Islamic charities occupied a critical space in Mubarak-era Egypt. While there are a plethora of organizational types and activities, Mona Atia describes a particular type of […]

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Alireza Doostdar: Graduate Student Session

Posted on April 13th, 2015 by Guest

April 28, 2015, 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm, Building 70 – 72A1 Alireza Doostdar (University of Chicago) “The Academic Study of Islam: An Anthropologist’s Perspective” Graduate Student Session Open only to Stanford students. Join us for a conversation with Professor Alireza Doostdar (University of Chicago) to learn more about his work, his engagement with Islamic Studies […]

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Noura Erakat: War on Gaza in the Age of Human Rights

Posted on April 8th, 2015 by Guest

May 4, 2015, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Encina Hall East, Okimoto Conference Room, 3rd Floor Noura Erakat “War on Gaza in the Age of Human Rights: Prospects for Accountability”  In July and August, hostilities in the Gaza Strip left 2,131 Palestinians and 71 Israelis dead, including 501 Palestinian children and one Israeli child. Of […]

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Understanding Isis

Posted on April 8th, 2015 by Guest

Monday, April 27, 2015 | 3:30-5:30 pm | Assembly Room, Bechtel International Center THE STANFORD UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF RELIGIOUS STUDIES PRESENTS Understanding ISIS: The Ninth Annual Garfield Forum for Undergraduates Please join us for presentations and discussion by Alireza Doostdar (Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Anthropology of Religion, University of Chicago) Martha Crenshaw (Senior Fellow […]

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Arab Excellence: Inspiring Role Models to Empower the Youth

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by Guest

May 6, 2015, 1:45 pm – 5:30 pm, Venue: TBD, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa Street) Arab Excellence: Inspiring Role Models to Empower the Youth Featuring: Dr. Hassanein: Successful Entrepreneur, mentor and venture capitalist Dr. Abraham: Co-founder and CEO of comScore Dr. Boumehdi: Lecturer at Stanford University and Member of the Arab Excellence Team […]

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Attiya Ahmad: Gendered Malleabilities

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Guest

 April 22, 2015, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Encina Hall West, Room 208   Attiya Ahmad (Stanford University/ George Washington University) “Gendered Malleabilities and South Asian Domestic Workers’ Islamic Conversions in Kuwait: Ethical Formation, Affective Labour and Being Naram in the Inter-Asian Region” Over the past fifteen years tens of thousands of migrant domestic workers in Kuwait […]

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Civility: Trust, Recognition and Co-Existence

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Guest

Friday, April 17, 2015  and Saturday, April 18, 2015, Anthropology Colloquium Rm, Bldg 50, Room 51A This 2 day conference starts with the premise that ‘civility’ is a normative value, a cultural practice, and a form of political life. It aims to foster discussions bringing into focus the ethical charges and political implications of attempts to […]

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Pierre Dulaine: Dancing in Jaffa

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by Guest

May 29, 2015, Student Session 12:00 pm Stanford Language Center (Building 30 Room 102) Public Session 7:00 pm Pigott Hall (Building 260 Room 113) Pierre Dulaine: Dancing in Jaffa Co-Sponsored by the Stanford Language Center, Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Taube Center for Jewish Studies, Dvision of Literatures Cultures and Languages, […]

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Forced Migration Conference

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by Guest

April 11, 2015, 9:30 am – 4:15 pm  Stanford Association for International Development (SAID) is a student-run organization with a mission of promoting awareness of international development on campus and in the surrounding community. SAID partners annually with Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) to put on our conference. CDDRL […]

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