Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

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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Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

May 16-17, 2014, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall) Ottoman Topologies: Spatial Experience in an Early Modern Empire and Beyond For the conference schedule and to RSVP email: vtroyans@stanford.edu This conference is only open to the Stanford Community. [Co-sponsored by the Department of History, Office of Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Dean’s […]

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Arabic Conversation Session

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

May 19, 12:00 pm, Building 30, Room 102 Arabic Conversation Session with Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) Open only to Stanford students. Zahera Harb is one of the six 2013-2014 FSI-Humanities Center International Visitors and will be in residence at Stanford in May 2014. She is Senior Lecturer in International Journalism […]

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Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) , “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries”

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

May 13, 12:00 pm, Encina Hall East, Goldman Conf. Room, Room 409 (616 Serra Street) Zahera Harb (City University London; 2013-14 SHC-FSI International Visitor) , “Reporting the Arab Uprisings and its Ethical Boundaries” Abstract: Arab screens along with social networks have been flooded over the past three years with words, images and videos that were […]

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Moroccan Sufism

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

April 16, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa) Moroccan Sufism: Musical Performance by Yassir Chadly Lecture by Touria Boumehdi, “Sidi Abdel Rahman al Majdoub” Sufi Poetry Recitation by Stanford Students  Forum of Darija [Co-sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies, DLCL,  the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Stanford Language Center] […]

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Islamic Studies End of Year Reception

Posted on March 25th, 2014 by Abbasi Staff

May 29, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm, Encina Commons Back Lawn (615 Crothers Way) Islamic Studies End of Year Reception Please join us for our Islamic Studies reception open to students, faculty, and community members. Come meet the program staff and get to know other interested members of the Islamic Studies community. Bookmark on Delicious […]

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