Understanding Islam

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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Justine Landau receives award for Book of the Year in Iranian studies

February 16th, 2016 by

Justine Landau is the recipient of the World Award for the Book of the Year of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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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.

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In Memoriam: Shahab Ahmed, 1966-2015

September 21st, 2015 by

In Memoriam, Shahab Ahmed (1966-2015)

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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Ali Asani featured on PBS Religion and Ethics Newsweekly program “Recruiting Radical Muslims”

December 10th, 2014 by

Islamic terrorist groups like ISIS and the Taliban are finding some success appealing to young Muslims from Western Europe and the United States.

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Position Posting: Alwaleed Professorship in Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society in Southeast Asia

November 17th, 2014 by

Applications are being accepted for the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professorship in Contemporary Islamic Religion and Society in Southeast Asia.

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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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Faculty News, June 2014

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Jeune Afrique, a weekly newsmagazine based in Paris, named Malika Zeghal one of Africa’s 50 Most Influential People.  Professor Zeghal, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Life at Harvard, was recently considered for appointment as the Minister of Higher Education in Tunisia’s newly formed government. Professor Zeghal was on sabbatical at [...]

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Jocelyne Cesari’s “Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity and the State”

May 3rd, 2014 by

Cambridge University Press announces the publication of a new book in Islamic studies: Awakening of Muslim Democracy: Religion, Modernity and the State by Jocelyne Cesari.

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