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Symposium: Rethinking the 'Muslim World': Concepts, History, Law, Politics

When: Thursday, June 7, 2018
All day  

Where: John Evans Center, 1800 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 Evanston map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Gina Giliberti  

Group: Global Politics and Religion Research Group

Co-Sponsor: International Studies
Asian Studies
Middle East and North African Studies
Keyman Modern Turkish Studies (Northwestern Buffett)

Category: Academic


Symposium: Rethinking the 'Muslim World': Concepts, History, Law, Politics.”

The event will feature the recent work of Iza Hussin (The Politics of Islamic Law) and Cemil Aydin (The Idea of the Muslim World). Both authors will be in attendance.


9:45-10:15: Breakfast
10:15-10:30: Welcome and Introductions - Beth Hurd & Brannon Ingram, co-organizers, Global Politics & Religion Research group and workshop co-convenors
10:30-12:00: Panel 1: Politics of Islamic Law - Iza Hussin (15 min.) Respondents (10 min. each): Hafsa Oubou, Brannon Ingram, Beth Hurd
12:00-1:00: Lunch
1:00-2:30: Panel 2: Idea of the Muslim World - Cemil Aydin (15 min). Respondents (10 min each) Will Caldwell, Leila Tayeb, Darryl Li
2:30-3:00: Closing discussion: Two books in conversation, next steps - Brannon Ingram and Beth Hurd
3:00-4:00: Wine and cheese reception

Co-sponsored with Middle East and North Africa Program, International Studies, Asian Studies, and the Keyman Modern Turkish Studies Program

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