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Lara Deeb (Scripps College), “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality in Shi’i South Beirut”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

May 8, 12:15 pm, CISAC Conference Room, Encina Hall Central (616 Serra Street) Spring 2014 Workshop Series: “Shi’a Politics” Lara Deeb (Scripps College), “Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Morality in Shi’i South Beirut” Abstract: Lara Deeb will discuss her recent book, co-authored with Mona Harb and titled, Leisurely Islam: Negotiating Geography and Morality in Shi?ite South Beirut. In […]

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Ahoo Najafian (Stanford University), “An Ayatollah Walks into a Tavern …: The Problem of Historical Reading through Stylized Genres”

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Kim

April 17, 12:15 pm, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street) Spring 2014 Workshop Series: “Shia Politics” Ahoo Najafian (Stanford University), “An Ayatollah Walks into a Tavern …: The Problem of Historical Reading through Stylized Genres” Abstract: Although Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s political activities have drawn a great amount of attention, his works in the “nonpolitical” sphere […]

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A Discussion and Musical Demonstration with the Asif Ali Khan Ensemble

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by Kim

Monday, March 31, 2014, 7:00 pm, Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall Central (616 Serra Street) Qawwali Music with the Asif Ali Khan Ensemble: A Discussion and Musical Demonstration Session moderated by Professor Shahzad Bashir (Department of Religious Studies Asif Ali Khan is Pakistan’s reining prince of Qawwali music. His distinctive style of this form of […]

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Islamic Studies Social & Book Raffle

Posted on February 25th, 2014 by Kim

March 6, 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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Mike Massy Concert and Lecture

Posted on February 21st, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

Tuesday, March 11, 2014: 12 pm-1:45 pm Solo Performance (Piano/Vocals) Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center (541 Lasuen Mall, map) 6-7:30 pm Mike Massy Lecture on Middle Eastern Music + Q&A Building 300, Room 300 (450 Serra Mall, map) Mike Massy on Middle Eastern Music (Solo Performance and Lecture) Don’t miss this great opportunity to hear and meet […]

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“Economies of Unseen: Informal and Illicit Trade in Developing World”

Posted on January 27th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

March 1, 2014, Huang Engineering Building, Stanford University (475 Via Ortega, map) “Economies of Unseen: Informal and Illicit Trade in Developing World” Organized by the Stanford Association for International Development (SAID), this conference will focus on the informal economy in the developing world. The operation of the informal economy requires the establishment of systems outside of government regulation. Does […]

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Thomas Milo, Raising the Stakes in Arabic Text Handling

Posted on January 22nd, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

February 7, 2014, 4:30-6:30PM in Information Center Classroom, First Floor, Cecil H. Green Library East Wing (557 Escondido Mall, map) Thomas Milo, “Raising the Stakes in Arabic Text Handling” Join us for a fascinating talk by noted typographer Thomas Milo who will describe a project initiated by the Sultanate of Oman. The project aims to display, search […]

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Connecting Continents Workshop: Case Studies From the Indian Ocean

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

March 6-7, 2014, 10 am- 4 pm, Stanford Archaeology Center, Bldg. 500, 488 Escondido Mall Connecting Continents Workshop: Case Studies From the Indian Ocean (conference schedule) The Indian Ocean has formed an enduring connection between three continents, countless small islands and a multitude of cultural and ethnic groups. However, the region has received little attention […]

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Zuzanna Olszewska: “What can Afghan refugees teach us about the Islamic Republic of Iran?”

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

March 11, 2014, 5:00 pm, Stanford Humanities Center Inner Asia Lecture Zuzanna Olszewska (Oxford University), “What can Afghan refugees teach us about the Islamic Republic of Iran?” Recent ethnographies of post-revolutionary Iran have tended to focus on youthful expressions of discontent and rebellion against the Islamic state among middle-class urban dwellers, while taking little account […]

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Gabor Agoston: Wars and the Fate of Empires

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

February 20, 2014, Noon, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Eurasian Empires Lecture Gabor Agoston (Georgetown University), “Wars and the Fate of Empires: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective, 1500-1800″ Gábor Ágoston is Associate Professor of History at Georgetown University. He received his M.A. from the University of Budapest and his Ph.D. from the […]

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