Islamophobia

HSPH Community Dialogues: “Islamophobia” with Ali Asani and Chaplain Taymullah Abdur-Rahman

December 15th, 2015 by

It was standing room only at the Harvard School of Public Health’s Community Dialogues on “Islamophobia” with Dr. Ali Asani and Chaplain Taymullah Abdur-Rahman. Over 130 students, faculty, and staff from across the campus clustered together in the back of the room and sat in the aisles in order to listen and share ideas in [...]

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HH Aga Khan: “Diversity is not a burden to be endured, but an opportunity”

November 14th, 2015 by

His Highness The Aga Khan, ‘Diversity is not a burden to be endured, but an opportunity.’

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‘Religious Illiteracy’ at root of bigotry . . . Ali Asani at Lesley University

November 8th, 2015 by

Religious illiteracy at root of anti-Muslim bigotry, says Ali Asani at Leslie University on Nov. 4.

Salim-Sulaiman at Harvard

Salim & Sulaiman at Harvard: Reflections on their lives in music

October 20th, 2015 by

Salim-Sulaiman spoke to a packed Thompson Room on October 2.

Shahab Ahmed, lecturing.

In Memoriam: Shahab Ahmed, 1966-2015

September 21st, 2015 by

In Memoriam, Shahab Ahmed (1966-2015)

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The Life of Muhammad Sharif: New Book by Harvard graduate student Jeff Eden

July 21st, 2015 by

The story of the Sufi saint Khwaja Muhammad Sharif is one of the best-loved hagiographies from East Turkistan (present-day Xinjiang, China), where the saint’s shrine remains a place of pilgrimage and devotion to this day. The Khwaja’s narrative recounts his adventures as he travels from Central Asia to Hindustan, Mecca, and back again, guided by saintly spirits and working miracles at every turn.

Ajmer Sharif

Post-film Conversation with Syed Salman Chishty: “Sulh e Kul: Peace to All”

June 24th, 2015 by

In the Sufi tradition of sohbat (conversational companionship), Haji Syed Salman Chishty spoke to Harvard students after screening of the award-winning documentary ‘Sulh e Kul: Peace to All’

HDS Panel on Violence, Freedom of Expression and Justice

Violence, Freedom of Expression and Justice: A Public Forum on Recent Events

June 23rd, 2015 by

In this forum at the Harvard Divinity School, panelists reflect upon the range of questions being raised in academic quarters, and in the public more generally, about violence, justice, and the freedom of expression. Ousmane Kane, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society, and Jocelyne Cesari, Research Associate and Director of [...]

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“God is Beautiful and Loves Beauty” Ali Asani speaks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

May 6th, 2015 by

‘God is Beautiful and Loves Beauty’ Ali Asani speaks at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jocelyne Cesari

“Are We at War with Islam?” Carnegie Council’s Interview with Jocelyne Cesari

April 21st, 2015 by

‘Are We at War With Islam?’ Listen to Jocelyne Cesari’s interview with the Carnegie Council.

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