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Making Publics: The Past, Present & Future of Publishing

Posted on September 30th, 2014 by Guest

October 24, 2014,  9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa) How are texts, images, and messages transmitted to their audiences? How does the material form of a message influence and control its reception? How have online and digital publishers used data to respond to and shape their audiences and consumers? “Making […]

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Crisis in the Middle East

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 29, 2014, 12:15 pm, Building 30, Room 102 Crisis in the Middle East  (*Open only to Stanford affiliates) Alexander Key (Department of Comparative Literature, Stanford University) Fırat Bozçalı (Department of Anthropology, Stanford University) Ayça Alemdaroğlu (Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies & Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies) Moderator: Robert Crews (Department of History, Stanford University) [Co-sponsored by […]

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Islamic Studies Social

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

December 4, 2014, 3:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Islamic Studies Social & Book Raffle Please join us for our Islamic Studies social open to students, faculty, and community members. Come meet the program staff and get to know other interested members of the Islamic Studies community. This social will include […]

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Denise Spellberg: Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

November 6, 2014, 6:30 pm, Tresidder Memorial Union, Oak Lounge East (459 Lagunita Drive) Lecture and Book Signing* Denise Spellberg (University of Texas, Austin), “Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders” This lecture will explore how America’s founding fathers drew upon Enlightenment ideas about the toleration of Muslims in conceptualizing a system of governance that would provide […]

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Mona Hassan: Longing for the Lost Caliphate

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

November 20, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Fall 2014 Workshop Series: Politics, Ethics and Modernity Mona Hassan (Duke University), “Longing for the Lost Caliphate: Transregional Imaginaries of State and Muslim Community” Mona Hassan is Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and History, and her research explores the intersections of religion, culture, politics, and […]

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Sherine Hamdy: All Eyes on Egypt: Religion and the Medical Use of Dead Bodies amidst Cairo’s Political Unrest

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 30, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Fall 2014 Workshop Series: Politics, Ethics and Modernity Sherine Hamdy (Brown University), “All  Eyes on Egypt:  Religion and the Medical Use of Dead Bodies Amidst Cairo’s Political Unrest This talk takes the phenomenon of mass eye trauma and cornea donation in Egypt in order to […]

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Kabir Tambar: Unruly Acts of Address: Military Rule and the Means of Mass Politics in Turkey

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 16, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Fall 2014 Workshop Series: Politics, Ethics and Modernity Kabir Tambar (Stanford University), “Unruly Acts of Address: Military Rule and the Means of Mass Politics in Turkey” This essay examines the challenges that mass politics in Turkey posed to imaginaries of state sovereignty, focusing in particular […]

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Welcome Reception

Posted on September 19th, 2014 by Guest

October 9, 3:30 pm-5:00 pm, Encina Commons Lawn (map) Beginning of the Year Reception Join us in celebrating the beginning of the 2014-15 Academic Year with Stanford affiliates who are interested in the study of Islam and Muslim societies. Refreshments will be served. For questions, please contact abbasiprogram@stanford.edu. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend […]

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Alexandre Kazerouni (Sciences Po), “Mirror Museums on the sea, Heritage Museums on the land : the Rise of Patrimonial States and the fall of National Bureaucraties in Qatar and Abu Dhabi after the 1990-1991 Gulf War”

Posted on May 20th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

Wednesday, May 28, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Cantor Arts Center Auditorium (328 Lomita Drive) Alexandre Kazerouni (Sciences Po), “Mirror Museums on the Sea, Heritage Museums on the Land : The Rise of Patrimonial States and The Fall of National Bureaucracies in Qatar and Abu Dhabi after the 1990-1991 Gulf War” Abstract: Following the Second Gulf War, changes in […]

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Samar Habib (SOAS, University of London): “Recovering the Arab Queer: How to a write a historical and “lesbian” novel set in 9th century Iraq (and why does it even matter?)”

Posted on April 17th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

May 7, 3:00pm, Building 260, Room 252 Dr. Samar Habib (School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London) “Recovering the Arab Queer: How to a write a historical and “lesbian” novel set in 9th century Iraq (and why does it even matter?)” Dr. Samar Habib is the author of Female Homosexuality in the […]

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