Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Film Screening: “Kurmanjan Datka” (Queen of the Mountains)

Posted on June 12th, 2015 by Guest

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 7:00 pm,  Geology Corner, Bldg. 320, Room 105, 450 Serra Mall “Kurmanjan Datka” (Queen of the Mountains) (2014) by Sadyk Sher-Niyaz (English/Kirghiz/Russian) Moderator: Kara Downey   During the early 19th century it is predicted that Kurmanjan, a young girl from Central Asia, will have a great destiny and that she will become […]

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End of the Year Reception

Posted on May 15th, 2015 by Guest

May 28, 2015, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm, Encina Lawn  Join us in welcoming summer, honoring 2015 student grant recipients, catching up with Stanford affiliates who are interested in the study of Islam and Muslim societies. We will serve Cream and light refreshments. For questions, please contact abbasiprogram@stanford.edu. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

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Yugoslav Space Twenty Years After Srebrenica

Posted on May 6th, 2015 by Guest

May 15 (Fri) – 9:45am – 6:00pm Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford University An international conference organized by the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University. Free and open to the public. KEYNOTE ADDRESS: May 14, 2015 at 5:45 PM Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building Renata Salecl (Institute […]

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Georgia of Today Through a Musical Window featuring George Baghashvili and Tamar Tabatadze

Posted on May 4th, 2015 by Guest

May 8, 2015, 6:00 pm, Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center (471 Lagunita Drive) Georgia of Today Through a Musical Window featuring George Baghashvili and Tamar Tabatadze Free and Open to the Public George (Gia) Baghashvili, PhD, is a well-known Georgian folklorist, ethnomusicologist and cultural activist. He is General Director of the Artistic Union “Lomisi,” a Georgian […]

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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, Cubberly Auditorium 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 Said Aouita: Five World Olympic Records Omar Tawakol: […]

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