Call for Papers: The Third International Conference on Shi’i Studies

January 11th, 2017 by

The Islamic College would like to invite abstracts to be submitted for its third conference specialising in the growing field of Shi‘i studies. This conference will provide a broad platform for scholars in Shi‘i studies to present their latest research. Papers are welcome on any aspect of Shi‘i studies. Suggested topics include: * Theology * [...]

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Watch the video presentation of “Beyond the Headlines: Understanding and Misunderstanding Islam” with Ali Asani and Jeff Seul

June 16th, 2016 by

The theme of the 2015–2016 Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution was negotiation, conflict, and the news media. The seminar considered ways to strengthen the capacity to prevent, resolve, and transform ethno-national conflicts.

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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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Annual Conference: Intra-Muslim Relations: Contemporary Trends in Contexts

March 18th, 2015 by

‘Intra-Muslim Relations: Contemporary Trends in Contexts.’ Alwaleed Annual Conference was held on April 11 & 12.

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Islamic Studies Faculty Seminar Series, 2014-2015

July 31st, 2014 by

Islamic Studies Faculty Seminar Series: Communal Tolerance and Muslim Democracy in Indonesia, Wed, Oct 15 at 6, Jeremy Menchik.

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Persian Language and Literature: Series of Lectures

July 31st, 2014 by

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations (NELC) hosts five job talks in Persian language and literature.

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AISP hosts conference on “Perceptions and Realities of Muslims”

December 7th, 2013 by

The recent Dec. 6 conference, entitled Perceptions and Realities of Muslims: Paradigm Shifts in Public Policy, Media, and Academia, featured distinguished speakers from government and public policy circles, journalism, and academia. Media professionals, public policy practitioners, and scholars convened to interrogate prevailing perceptions of Islam and Muslim communities in the US and UK/Europe and offer strategies to overcome [...]


Exhibit Showcases Art Inspired by Nature, Ancient Persian Architecture

October 31st, 2013 by

Exhibit, A Window to Heaven: Motifs of Nature in Life and Dream (through December 18, 2013)

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Coming up Oct. 25 & 26: Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion at HDS

September 24th, 2013 by

The second annual Ways of Knowing: Graduate Conference on Religion at Harvard Divinity School will take place on Oct. 25 & 26.

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