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Cultivating Sama from Below: Remembrance and Motion in Colonial Java

Posted on December 1st, 2014 by Guest

Winter 2015 Workshop Series: “Islam and the Arts in Indonesia” January 29, 2015 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, Encina Hall West Rm 208 Laurie Margot-Ross (Cornell University) Sama (‘listening’) is often associated with, but distinct from dhikr—the remembrance of God through recitation. Today it is understood as a Sufi activity connected to listening to music […]

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Christoph K. Neumann: The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans

Posted on October 13th, 2014 by Guest

November 3, 2014, 12:15 – 1: 45 pm, Stanford Humanities Center Board Room Christoph K. Neumann (Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich, Germany), “The Mevlevi Dervishes and the Ottomans: How Did an Intellectual Network Contribute to the Integration of an Early Modern Empire?” The Mevleviye, a Sufi order with a tradition going back to the thirteenth-century mystic Jalal […]

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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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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: International Pursuit of an Islamic Caliphate in the 1920s

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), “International Pursuit of an Islamic Caliphate in the 1920s” On March 3, 1924, the nascent Turkish national assembly abolished the centuries-old Ottoman Caliphate, which millions of Muslims had venerated as the rightful caliphate […]

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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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