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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.

Shahab Ahmed, lecturing.

In Memoriam: Shahab Ahmed, 1966-2015

September 21st, 2015 by

In Memoriam, Shahab Ahmed (1966-2015)

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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

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“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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Publishing boon in Islamic studies

March 4th, 2015 by

“One rarely uses the term booming in publishing these days, but it’s fair to say that academic publishing about Islam is doing just that. New books are diverse in subject matter and house of origin, as this major religion’s world-shaping influence is being more closely examined.” Among the forthcoming books on Islam as a lived [...]

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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.


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.

Memorial Service for Wolfhart P. Heinrichs (1941-2014)

October 2nd, 2014 by

A memorial service will be held for Wolfhart P. Heinrichs, James Richard Jewett Professor of Arabic, on Friday, October 3 at 2:00 p.m. in Memorial Church, Harvard Yard.

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Prof. Asani leads exploratory seminar on teaching Islam through the arts

September 2nd, 2014 by

Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, led an exploratory seminar at the Radcliffe Institute this August. During the two-day seminar, entitled “Fostering Religious Literacy through the Arts: The case of Islam,” Prof. Asani was joined by over a dozen scholars and students from various fields to discuss the value of employing [...]

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