Mon, May 9, 2022 - Fri, May 13, 2022
SCHEDULE AND PANEL TOPICS Register via Zoom The Second International Symposium on Diversity and Unity in Transnational Shi’a Islam (May 9th – 13th, 2022) builds off a landmark symposium hosted at Harvard University in 2021 by the Weatherhead Center’s Project on Shi’ism & Global Affairs that focused on bringing together interdisciplinary voices from across various […] More Info
This interdisciplinary course with Q-scores of 4.6, 4.6 and 4.8, explores five key controversies – suicide bombings, Islamism, Muslim minorities, gender, blasphemy – to understand Muslim cultures & societies, and as a tool for self-reflection.
Sat, Apr 14, 2018 - Sun, Apr 15, 2018
From the rise of ISIS and militant extremism in the context of an eroding Arab state system to the intensification of the Iran-Saudi cold war in the wake of the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, the dire consequences of Shi’a-Sunni sectarianism and conflict—which can tear apart the societies of the Islamic world—have never […] More Info
Thu, Apr 12, 2018 from 04:15pm — 06:00pm
CO-SPONSORED EVENT Tariq Modood is the Founding Director, Research Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, Bristol University In 1997, the Runnymede Trust in London recognized Tariq Modood’s alternative definition of Islamophobia as anti-Muslim racism in the context of a multicultural society. Since then, this definition has emerged as the dominant interpretation of Islamophobia in […] More Info
This article was originally published by Dawn.com about a Jan. 13 SAI event cosponsored with Habib University. By Haneen Rafi KARACHI: In an attempt to deconstruct negative stereotypes about Islam that are rampant in popular discourse, there is an urgent need to...
Islam is the director of the Boston Water Group, a diverse group of researchers and practitioners who but work around the world to address problems that involve water.
Mon, Nov 7, 2016 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm
Cosponsored Event Sharon Tai, Research Editor, SHARIAsource Ali Hashmi, MIT Media Lab Research Affiliate (2015-2016) and SHARIAsource Editor/Data Scientist Osama Siddique, Henry J. Steiner Visiting Professor in Human Rights, Harvard Law School, Law and Policy Research Network This talk focuses on using corpus analysis as a research method. Media discourse on legislative issues provides a […] More Info
Fri, Apr 29, 2016 from 01:00pm — 06:30pm
Featuring: Michael Cook, Islamic Studies Noah Feldman, Law Cemal Kafadar, History Gülru Necipoğlu, Art History Parimal Patil, South Asian Studies Nicholas Watson, Medieval Studies and Religion Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, the Mahindra Humanities Center, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, the Committee on the Study of […] More Info
Thu, Nov 5, 2015 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm
South Asia Without Borders Seminar Laila Bushra, Babar Ali Fellow, South Asia Institute Chair: Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs, Harvard University Over the last three decades, Islamic educational institutions (madrassas) operating in Pakistan have witnessed a dramatic expansion in their numbers and geographical scope. Being more than simply the breeding grounds for […] More Info
Shafiqul (“Shafik”) Islam is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Water Diplomacy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts. He was the first Bernard M. Gordon Senior Faculty Fellow in Engineering at Tufts...
Based on seven months of research in Pakistan, visits to more than 140 Muslim charities, and conversations with hundreds of providers and beneficiaries, Professor Candland’s paper explores the intersections of private and public provision of public goods and the consequences for government legitimacy and for citizenship.