2007-08 Events

  • Vincent Barletta: Portugal's Muslim Empire: Converts, Scribes and Collaborators
    Thursday, 29 May 2008 at 12:00 PM in Encina Hall 208

    Islamic Studies Workshop: Vincent Barletta, Iberian Studies , Stanford University. "Portugal's Muslim Empire: Converts, Scribes and Collaborators ", Encina Hall, Room 208.

  • Ghislaine Lydon: Contracting Trust: Literacy, Islamic Law and the Organization of Trade in 19th Century Sahara
    Tuesday, 27 May 2008 at 05:15 PM in Building 260, Room 113

    Ghislaine Lydon, History, UCLA. "Contracting Trust: Literacy, Islamic Law and the Organization of Trade in 19th Century Sahara", Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113.

  • Sean Hanretta: Kaffir' Renner's Conversion: the Politics of Self-Invention and the Limits to Being Muslim in Public
    Thursday, 15 May 2008 at 06:15 PM in Encina Hall 202

    Islamic Studies Workshop: Sean Hanretta, History, Stanford University. "Kaffir' Renner's Conversion: the Politics of Self-Invention and the Limits to Being Muslim in Public", Encina Hall, Room 202. (Co-sponsored by African Studies)

  • "The Edge of Heaven"
    Tuesday, 13 May 2008 at 07:00 PM in Cubberly Auditorium

    2007 Cannes International Film Festival Award-Winner The Edge of Heaven (Germany-Turkey), dir. Fatih Akin.

  • "The Trap"
    Monday, 12 May 2008 at 07:00 PM

    The Trap (Serbia), dir. Srdan Golubovic with filmmaker and film scholar Rajko Grlic in attendance.

  • "The Secret of the Grain"
    Friday, 09 May 2008 at 07:00 PM

    2007 Venice International Film Festival Award-Winner The Secret of the Grain (France-Tunisia), dir. Abdellatif Kechiche with Jean-Michel Frodon, editor-in-chief, Cahiers du Cinema in attendance.

  • Mediterranean Film Festival
    Friday, 09 May 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Mediterranean Film Festival

  • Agnes Devictor: Cinema and the Public Policy of Islamization of Films in the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Answers of Film Directors (1979-1997)
    Thursday, 08 May 2008 at 05:15 PM

    Agnes Devictor, Film Studies, University of Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse, France. "Cinema and the Public Policy of Islamization of Films in the Islamic Republic of Iran, and Answers of Film Directors (1979-1997)", Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113.

  • "Muslim Politics in Southeast Asia: A Democratic Islam Hijacked? Or Re-invigorated?"
    Thursday, 01 May 2008 at 04:30 PM in Stanford Humanities Center

    "Muslim Politics in Southeast Asia: A Democratic Islam Hijacked? Or Re-invigorated?"

  • "Schooling Islam: Madrasas and the Remaking of Muslim Modernity"
    Wednesday, 30 April 2008 at 04:30 PM

    "Schooling Islam: Madrasas and the Remaking of Muslim Modernity"

  • Civil Islam Revisited: Prospects and Meanings of Muslim Democracy
    Monday, 28 April 2008 at 06:15 PM

    6:15pm Reception and Opening Lecture at 7:00pm. "Civil Islam Revisited: Prospects and Meanings of Muslim Democracy"

  • Robert W. Hefner: A lecture and Three Seminars
    Monday, 28 April 2008 at 12:00 AM

    A lecture and three seminars by Robert W. Hefner, 2008 NUS-Stanford Lee Kong Chian Distinguished Fellow, and Professor of Anthropology, Boston University.

  • Pedro Machado: Threads that Bind: South Asia, Africa, and Cloth Zones of Contact in the Indian Ocean in the 18th and 19th Centuries
    Wednesday, 23 April 2008 at 06:00 PM

    Pedro Machado, History, Santa Clara University, "Threads that Bind: South Asia, Africa, and Cloth Zones of Contact in the Indian Ocean in the 18th and 19th Centuries", Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113.

  • Mohsin Hamid: Moth Smoke and The Reluctant Fundamentalist
    Wednesday, 16 April 2008 at 07:00 PM in Cubberly Auditorium

    An evening with Mohsin Hamid, author of Moth Smoke and The Reluctant Fundamentalist. Cubberley Auditorium.

  • Marc Baer: Honored by the Glory of Islam: Religious Change in the Ottoman Empire in the 17th Century
    Tuesday, 18 March 2008 at 06:00 PM in Building 200, Room 307

    Marc Baer, History, UC Irvine, "Honored by the Glory of Islam: Religious Change in the Ottoman Empire in the 17th Century". History Building, Room 307. (Co-sponsored by the Mediterranean Studies Forum)

  • Faik Ibragim ogly Chelebi: "Between Iran and Turkey: Classical Music of Azeri Islam"
    Thursday, 13 March 2008 at 07:30 PM in Building 200, Room 203

    Faik Ibragim ogly Chelebi, Professor of Music, Russian Institute for the History of the Arts, St. Petersburg. "Between Iran and Turkey: Classical Music of Azeri Islam". A lecture-demonstration with 11-string tar of Azeri mugham, a version of Iranian classical cycle dastgah. Main Quad, Building 200-203. (Co-sponsored by the Silk Road Foundation, Stanford Center for Buddhist Studies, CEAS and CREEES)

  • The Mugham, Music of Azeri Islam: A concert performance by Faik Ibragim ogly Chelebi
    Wednesday, 12 March 2008 at 06:00 PM

    The Mugham, Music of Azeri Islam: A concert performance by Faik Ibragim ogly Chelebi, Professor of Music, Russian Institute for the History of the Arts, St. Petersburg. Campbell Recital Hall, Braun Music Center. (Co-sponsored by CREEES, the Department of Music, and the Silk Road Foundation)

  • Sheila Canby: Sufis, Shi'ites and Shahs. The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650
    Thursday, 28 February 2008 at 04:30 PM in Cummings Art Building, Room Art4

    Sheila Canby, Curator of Islamic Art and Antiquities, The British Museum, London. "Sufis, Shi'ites and Shahs. The Great Shrines of Iran, 1500-1650", Room Art4, Cummings Art Building. (Co-sponsored by the Art and Art History Department, and His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Western United States)

  • Michael McFaul, Hicham Benabdallah: Morocco's Elections: the limits of limited reforms
    Thursday, 28 February 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Michael McFaul, Hicham Benabdallah, Political Science, CDDRL, Stanford University, "Morocco's Elections: the limits of limited reforms", Oksenberg Room, Encina Hall.

  • Barbara Metcalf: "Reflections on Islam in South Asia in Practice: Is there a story to tell?"
    Tuesday, 26 February 2008 at 05:15 PM in Building 260, Room 113

    Barbara Metcalf, History, University of Michigan, "Reflections on Islam in South Asia in Practice: Is there a story to tell?" Building 260, (Pigott Hall), Room 113.

  • Hina Azam
    Sunday, 24 February 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Hina Azam, University of Texas at Austin

  • PSA presents: Tales of an Iranian Humorist, Firoozeh Dumas
    Thursday, 21 February 2008 at 12:00 AM

    PSA presents: Tales of an Iranian Humorist, Firoozeh Dumas

  • Adeeb Khalid: Between Reform and Revolution: Islamic Debates in Early Soviet Central Asia
    Monday, 11 February 2008 at 07:00 PM in Building 260, Room 113

    Adeeb Khalid, History, Carleton College, "Between Reform and Revolution: Islamic Debates in Early Soviet Central Asia", Building 260 (Pigott Hall), Room 113.

  • Sherman Jackson
    Sunday, 10 February 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Sherman Jackson, University of Michigan

  • John Esposito
    Thursday, 07 February 2008 at 12:00 AM

    John Esposito, Georgetown University

  • Khaled Abou El Fadl
    Thursday, 31 January 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Khaled Abou El Fadl, UCLA

  • Islamic Awareness Series 2008: "Our Jihad to Reform: the Struggle to define our faith"
    Sunday, 27 January 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Islamic Awareness Series 2008: "Our Jihad to Reform: the Struggle to define our faith" organized by ISSU and MSAN. (Co-sponsored by the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, VPSA, FSI, Stanford Law School, Religious Studies, Feminist Studies Program, Office of Religious Life, Women's Center)

  • Lucy Thairu: Child Health and Islam in Africa
    Thursday, 24 January 2008 at 12:00 AM

    Lucy Thairu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Stanford University, Visiting Scholar, Center for African Studies, "Child Health and Islam in Africa" (Co-sponsored by the Center for African Studies)

  • Embracing Diversity: Making and Unmaking Race, Ethnicity and Difference in the 21st Century
    Friday, 02 November 2007 at 11:00 AM in Annenberg Auditorium

    Panel on Muslims in America and Religious Tolerance at the Conference on "Embracing Diversity: Making and Unmaking Race, Ethnicity and Difference in the 21st Century", Annenberg Auditorium. Participants: Bruce Lawrence (Duke University), Amina Wadud (Starr King School), Khaled Abou El Fadl (UCLA Law) Moderator Robert Gregg, Stanford

  • Orhan Pamuk
    Monday, 22 October 2007 at 06:00 PM in Memorial Auditorium

    Orhan Pamuk, Author and Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature, Memorial Auditorium.

  • 11th Annual Arab Film Festival
    Thursday, 18 October 2007 at 12:00 AM

    11th Annual Arab Film Festival. San Francisco-Berkeley-San Jose-Los Angeles. www.aff.org

  • Roxanne Varzi: Framing the Iran-Iraq War: the role of film in the making and mourning of martyrs
    Monday, 15 October 2007 at 12:00 AM in Building 260, Room 113

    Roxanne Varzi, Anthropology, UC Irvine, "Framing the Iran-Iraq War: the role of film in the making and mourning of martyrs"

  • Gilles Dorronsoro: Revolution Unending: Afghanistan, 1979 to the Present
    Monday, 24 September 2007 at 12:00 AM

    Gilles Dorronsoro, Author of Revolution Unending: Afghanistan, 1979 to the Present, Political Science, Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne, "How the War in Afghanistan Was Lost" .