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Khalil Andani: “From Divine Word to Prophetic Word: Revelation in the Thought of Nasir-i Khusraw” (Graduate Student Workshop)

The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program, Harvard’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Mahindra Humanities Center present “From Divine Word to Prophetic Word: revelation in the thought of Nasir-i Khusraw” A lecture by Khalil Andani, Ph.D candidate in the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. The concepts of prophetic revelation (tanzil) and [...]

April 01, 2015: 5:00 pm

Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar: Empire from the Edges, lecture by Samira Sheikh

Empire from the Edges: Shi‘i and Messianic Challenges to Mughal Authority Shi`i and messianic groups in Gujarat evolved an often uncomfortable coexistence with Mughal political authority, one that was eased by occasionally imperial diktat but was regularly punctuated by bouts of violence and repression. This paper will examine Mughal relations with three such groups from [...]

April 02, 2015: 4:00 pm