Northwestern University

Jun
7
Thu

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 map it

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

Contact: Gina Giliberti  

Group: Global Politics and Religion Research Group (Buffett Institute)

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

Category: Academic

Description:

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.

Schedule:

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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