AISP Islamic Studies Seminar

2021 Apr 22

Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar

11:00am to 1:00pm

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Zoom presentation
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
2020 Nov 19

Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Workshops

10:30am to 1:00pm

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Zoom presentation
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
2020 Dec 01

Mahindra Humanities Center Medieval Studies Seminar

3:00pm to 4:30pm

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Virtual presentation
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
2019 Dec 07

The Transmission and Reception of the Qurʾān in Light of Recent Scholarship

(All day)

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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
2019 Nov 25

Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies

1:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall 3016
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
2019 Apr 11

AISP Islamic Studies Seminar

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

William James Hall 1550
Felicitas Opwis (Georgetown University), Al-Ghazāli and the Epistemology of Legal Analysis (Qiyās): How Greek Logic Ascertains Islamic Law.