Posts Tagged ‘islam’

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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Audrey Truschke: “Redefining Islamicate Knowledge”

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

November 21st, 12:15 pm in Encina Hall West, Room 208 (616 Serra St., map) Workshop Series: “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia” Audrey Truschke (Stanford University), “Redefining Islamicate Knowledge: Abu al-Fazl’s Persian Account of Indian Learning” Abstract: In this paper, I analyze one of the most extensive accounts of Indian knowledge systems in Persian: Abu al-Fazl’s Learning […]

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Zahera Harb is named a 2013-14 FSI-SHC International Visitor

Posted on July 25th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

The Stanford Humanities Center (SHC) and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) announced four international scholars who have been chosen to come to Stanford in 2013-14. Nominated by Stanford departments, programs, and centers, the international scholars will be on campus for month-long residencies throughout the academic year.  Prof. Zahera Harb, who is nominated by the […]

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Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia

Posted on February 13th, 2013 by Abbasi Staff

Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Center for South Asia, and the Division of International and Comparative Area Studies invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral position under the general rubric “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia.” Candidates must specialize in literary or cultural studies connected to a major language of […]

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Watch: Panel on Faith and Democracy

Posted on April 23rd, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

The third installment of We the People: Islam and U.S. Politics is now available . 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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Johan Elverskog: “Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road”

Posted on March 12th, 2012 by Abbasi Staff

April 26, 4:15 pm, Stanford Humanities Center, Levinthal Hall (424 Santa Teresa) Johan Elverskog (Southern Methodist University), “Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road” Abstract: The meeting of Buddhism and Islam is often conceived within a single moment, namely, the Turkic destruction of the famous monastery Nalanda, which purportedly ushered in the demise of Buddhism […]

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