Islamicate Cultures and Histories in a Global Context Lecture Series for Spring 2013
The series is designed to illuminate the interconnected world of people and ideas influenced by Islam, defined as a cultural rather than a merely religious construct.
We hope to see you there!
Friday, February 15, 5pm, Miller 1082
- Nile Green (History, UCLA)
- “Making Muslim Sense of Japan: Anti-Colonial Japanophilia and the Constraints of a Muslim Japanology, c. 1890-1930”
Thursday, February 28, 5pm, James Blair 206
- Ayfer Karakaya-Stump (History, W&M)
- "Why were the Kizilbash Persecuted? Ottoman Confessionalization and Kizilbash/Alevi Communities in the 16th Century and After"
Thursday, March 21, 5pm, James Blair 206
- Chitralekha Zutshi (History, W&M)
- "Past as Tradition, Past as History: Sanskrit Narratives in Kashmir's Persian Historical Tradition, 17th-19th centuries"
Friday, April 12, 5pm, Tyler 201
- Alan Mikhail (History, Yale U.)
- "Brute Force: Livestock and Labor in Ottoman Egypt, 1750-1850"
Thursday, April 25, 5pm, James Blair 206
- Zohra Beben (Anthropology, W&M)
- "The Moral Landscape in Islamicate Tajikistan: Soviet Legacies and Post-Soviet Realities"