Suleiman Mourad (Smith College), Ibn ʿAsākir of Damascus (1105-1176) and His Many Legacies: Sunnī Revivalist, Jihād Advocate, and Syrian “Nationalist”. Co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. This lecture will take place on the Zoom meeting platform; please click... Read more about Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies
Digital Resources and Manuscript Collections of the Islamicate World, a workshop with the Hill Museum and Manuscript Library featuring presentations by Columba Stewart (Executive Director), Catherine Walsh (Director of Cataloging), Joshua Mugler (Curator of Islamic Manuscripts), David Calabro (Curator of Eastern Christian Manuscripts), Daniel Gullo (Director of the Malta Study Center), Ali Diakite and Paul Naylor (Catalogers of West African Manuscripts), and Celeste Gianni (Cataloger of Arabic Manuscripts). Co-sponsored with the Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program. This... Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
Harvard's Islamic Collection in and beyond Cambridge: an introduction to rare music from the Islamicate World in the Loeb Music Library, the Islamic world in the collections of I Tatti and the Berenson Library, and the Byzantine and Islamic collections of the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. Presentations by Joseph Kinzer (Loeb Music Library), Michael Rocke (Biblioteca Berenson), Spyros Koulouris (Villa i Tatti), Giovanni Pagliarulo (Biblioteca Berenson), Joshua Robinson (Dumbarton Oaks), and Stephanie Caruso (Dumbarton Oaks), Betsy Dospel Williams (Dumbarton Oaks),... Read more about Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Workshops
Amira Bennison (University of Cambridge), Competing with the Saints: Dynastic Burial Practices and Cults in the Medieval Western Maghrib. Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies, the Department of History, and the Harvard Law School Program in Islamic Law. This presentation will take place on the Zoom platform; to register, please click... Read more about Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar
Ahmed al-Rahim (University of Virginia), Mobility, Power, and Knowledge in the Mongol Empire. Co-sponsored by the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University and the Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies. This presentation will take place on the Zoom platform; to register, please click...
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
A day-long symposium featuring presentations by Shady Nasser (Harvard University), Gabriel Said Reynolds (University of Notre Dame), Walid Saleh (University of Toronto), Devin Stewart (Emory University), Behnam Sadeghi (Oxford University), François Déroche (Collège de France), Alba Fedeli (University of Hamburg), Geoffrey Khan (Cambridge University), and Intisar Rabb (Harvard Law School). Sponsored by the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Center for Jewish Studies, the Harvard Law School's Program in Islamic Law, and the Center for... Read more about The Transmission and Reception of the Qurʾān in Light of Recent Scholarship
Robert Gleave (University of Exeter), Early Shiite Law and the Construction of the Shari'a. Co-sponsored by the Law and Religion Lecture Series (The Committee on Study of Religion, The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law at Harvard Law School, and the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World at Harvard Law School) and the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School. Read more about Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies