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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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Zain Abdullah: Does (American) Islam Have a Race Problem?

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by Guest

Islam in America Lecture Series May 21, 2015, 6:30 pm, Pigott Hall, Room 113  Zain Abdullah (Temple University) “Does (American) Islam Have a Race Problem?” Muslims argue that Islam is the solution for today’s problems including issues of race. Others say Islam itself is a major problem for the modern world. At the same time, […]

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Heiko Henkel: Halal as a Double Wedge Issue

Posted on March 20th, 2015 by Guest

May 19, 2015, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, Encina Hall West Room 208  Heiko Henkel (Copenhagen University) “At the Edges of Civility: Halal as a Double Wedge Issue” Halal practices are an important element in the endeavors of many Muslims to live proper Muslim lives. Halal practices have also long prompted suspicion and agitation in […]

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She Who Tells a Story Artist Panel

Posted on March 13th, 2015 by Guest

Thursday, March 19, 2015 5:30 pm, Cantor Auditorium This panel discussion, moderated by Iranian-Canadian artist Sanaz Mazinani (Stanford MFA ’11), features two artists whose photographs are included in She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World. Tanya Habjouqa, born in 1975 in Jordan, now residing in East Jerusalem, has six photographs from […]

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Aishwary Kumar: Can the Muslim be a Citizen?

Posted on March 12th, 2015 by Guest

Spring 2015 Workshop Series: Muslims, Civility, and Citizenship  May 6, 2015, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, Location: Eninca Hall East, Okimoto Conference Room, 3rd Floor  Aishwary Kumar (Stanford University): “Can the Muslim be a Citizen? Thoughts on Ambedkar’s Thoughts on Pakistan.” Aishwary Kumar is Assistant Professor of modern South Asian history and modern intellectual history at […]

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Dominic Brookshaw: Portraits of Women Writers From Qajar Iran

Posted on March 12th, 2015 by Guest

April 10, 2015, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Encina Hall Philippines Room Dominic Brookshaw (Oxford University) “Seeing Them How They Intended to be Seen: Portraits of Women Writers from Qajar Iran” To what extent did women control and mould their image in Qajar Iran? What can portraits of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century Iranian women writers tell us […]

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Arab Studies Table

Posted on March 11th, 2015 by Guest

April 14, 2015, 12:30 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208  Arab Studies Table Graduate Fieldwork Panel Discussion The Arab Studies Table (AST) at Stanford will be holding a lunch panel discussion on the ins and outs of conducting research in the Middle East, including how to secure funding, when to go, how to make contacts […]

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