Posts Tagged ‘faculty publications’

Gezi Park Protests in Turkey

Posted on July 17th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Three of our faculty affiliates reflect on the Gezi Park protests that have emerged in Turkey since May 2013.  Ayca Alemdaroglu (Stanford Introductory Studies) discussed in her Stanford Report interview and her Jadalliya article how demonstrations over plans to bulldoze an Istanbul park turned into a broader indictment of the government. Ali Yaycioglu (Department of History) reflected […]

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From the New York Review of Books (NYRB)

Posted on May 7th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

NYRB reviews Under the Drones: Modern Lives in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Borderlands edited by Professors Shahzad Bashir and Robert Crews. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Women and Prayer in Islamic Law

Posted on January 15th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Behnam Sadeghi (Department of Religious Studies) has published The Logic of Law-Making in Islam: Women and Prayer in the Legal Tradition (Cambridge University Press, 2012). Sadeghi analyzes Hanafi jurists’ rulings on women’s participation in communal prayers from the eighth to the eighteenth century. The book elucidates the nature of reasoning in the Islamic legal tradition. It asks which factors […]

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