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An evening with award-winning novelist Mohsin Hamid

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

March 12, 2014, 7:00 pm, Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building (435 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, map; closest parking in the Oval, Serra and Galvez Streets) An lecture and book signing by award-winning novelist Mohsin Hamid  Mohsin Hamid  is the author of Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia. His award-winning fiction has been […]

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Selim Kuru: “Unruly Acts of Desire: A Sixteenth-Century Vision of Sexuality in the Ottoman Empire”

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

February 27th, 3:30 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Winter 2014 Workshop Series: Inside and Outside Islamic Literature? Selim Kuru  (University of Washington), “Unruly Acts of Desire: A Sixteenth-Century Vision of Sexuality in the Ottoman Empire” In the first decade of the 16th century, Mehemmed Gazali (d. 1535), compiled a collection […]

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Burcu Karahan: “Not for the Whole Family: Turkey’s Trial with Erotic Fiction”

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

February 6th, 3:30 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Winter 2014 Workshop Series: Inside and Outside Islamic Literature? Burcu Karahan (Stanford University), “Not for the Whole Family: Turkey’s Trial with Erotic Fiction” Turkey has a long history of banning, trying, and burning books; imprisoning, exiling writers and labeling them as traitors. […]

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Joseph Massad: “Psychoanalysis and the Other of Liberalism”

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by Kim

January 30th, 3:30 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Winter 2014 Workshop Series: Inside and Outside Islamic Literature? Joseph Massad (Columbia University), “Psychoanalysis and the Other of Liberalism” Joseph Massad is Associate Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies […]

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Karen Barkey: Religious Pluralism and Shared Sacred Sites

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 8, 2013, noon, Lane History Corner, Room 307 (450 Serra Mall, map) Eurasian Empires Workshop: Karen Barkey (Columbia University), “Religious Pluralism and Shared Sacred Sites: A Legacy of the Ottoman Empire” Karen Barkey is Professor of Sociology and History, and Director of the Institute for Religion, Culture and Public Life at Columbia University. She […]

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Islamic Studies Social

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

December 5, 2013, 3:30 PM, Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra Street, map) Islamic Studies Social Please join us for our Islamic Studies social open to students, faculty, and community members. Come meet the program staff, get to know other interested members of the Islamic Studies community, and join the book raffle to win […]

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Political Crisis in Mali

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

November 11, 6:30 PM, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall (424 Santa Teresa, map) Political Crisis in the Sahel Jeremy Keenan (University of London), “Why are the Tuareg being demonised in the Sahel”” Greg Mann (Columbia University), “Mali: From Democracy to ‘terrorist haven’ and back again?” Moderator: Sean Hanretta (Stanford University) Jeremy Keenan (University of London), […]

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Şener Aktürk: “Muslim Representation in Western and Post-Communist Legislatures”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

November 1st, noon, Encina Hall, Philippines Room (616 Serra Street, map) Annual Koç Lecture Series: Şener Aktürk (Koç University), “Muslim Representation in Western and Post-Communist Legislatures” Open only to Stanford affiliates. RSVP: https://creeesevents.wufoo.com/forms/zzeiftq1l1vuwb/ In this seminar, Şener Aktürk will explore Muslim minority representation in 25 Western and 20 post-communist legislatures, using descriptive and inferential statistics as well as qualitative and […]

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Şener Aktürk: “Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 29, 2013, 5:30 pm, Tresidder Memorial Union, East Oak Lounge (459 Lagunita Drive, map) Annual Koç Lecture Series: Şener Aktürk (Koç University), “Regimes of Ethnicity and Nationhood in Germany, Russia, and Turkey” Germany’s ethnic citizenship law, the Soviet Union’s inscription of ethnic origins in personal identification documents, and Turkey’s prohibition on the public use of […]

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Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

October 21, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Encina Hall, Bechtel Conference Center (616 Serra Street, map) Please join us for a panel discussion on the popular protests and recent political developments in the Middle East Summer of 2013: A Focus on Egypt and Turkey Amr Adly (CDDRL Program on Arab Reform and Democracy, Stanford), “Egypt after June 30th: Between Abortive and […]

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