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Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia

Monday, April 23, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University, will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building Room 144.

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Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia, April 23

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building 144.

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Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Asian Studies Program will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

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Middle East Studies Program Announces Courses for Fall 2018

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Middle East Studies Program will offer courses in anthropology, Arabic language, literature, history, political science and more during the fall 2018 semester.

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Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

The  symposium offers historical and contemporary ruminations on China's westward pivot and will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Gearhart Hall, room 258.

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Prizewinning Author to Read From Pulitzer Prize-Longlisted Novel 'The Moor's Account'

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Laila Lalami, novelist, essayist and professor of creative writing at University of California at Riverside, will read from her novel The Moor's Account at 6 p.m. March 14 in Giffels Auditorium.

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Author to Discuss Exchange Among Jews, Muslims, Christians in Medieval Spain, March 1

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Ross Brann of Cornell University will give a lecture titled "Andalusi and Sefardi Exceptionalism" at 4 p.m. today, March 1, in the Honors College Second Floor Study Hall (GEAR 258).

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International Affairs Expert to Discuss Challenges Facing Arab States Tonight

Monday, February 26, 2018

Lisa Anderson, a Columbia University professor, will give a lecture titled "The State and Its Competitors in the Arab World" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies

International Affairs Expert to Discuss Challenges Facing Arab States, Feb. 26

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Lisa Anderson, a Columbia University professor, will give a lecture titled "The State and Its Competitors in the Arab World" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies

International Affairs Expert to Discuss Challenges Facing Arab States, Feb. 26

Monday, February 19, 2018

Lisa Anderson, a Columbia University professor, will give a lecture titled "The State and Its Competitors in the Arab World" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 in Gearhart Hall Auditorium.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies
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