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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Thu, Feb 7, 2013 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

“Permanent Coup D’état:” The Historical and Institutional Foundations of Military Intervention in Pakistan Aqil Shah, Society of Fellows, Harvard University Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University […]

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Public Health at the World’s Largest Gathering

WHEN
Thu, Mar 28, 2013 from 03:30pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
Harvard School of Public Health

ADDRESS
Harvard School of Public Health
Kresge 502
677 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA

A Field Report from India’s Kumbh Mela   Panel discussion and Q & A with HSPH Kumbh Mela Team Featuring: Satchit Balsari MD, MPH: Fellow, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights • Associate Faculty, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative • Director, Global Emergency Medicine Program / Weill Cornell Medical College • M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health, […]

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Oracular Speech, Collective Intention, and the Ideology of Absence

WHEN
Fri, Sep 28, 2012 from 12:15pm — 02:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

Case Studies from India Professor William S. Sax, Chair of Ethnology, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University “Possession” by gods and spirits is often accompanied by an ideology of absence, according to which those “possessed” have no memory of what they experienced or said during their trance.  Yet many aspects of such events seem to contradict this […]

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Negotiating Identities and Emotions: Ethnopolitical Conflict in Sri Lanka

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Tue, Nov 15, 2011 from 12:00pm — 01:30pm

Sponsored by the Harvard International Negotiation Project (HINP), co-sponsored by the South Asia Initiative, Harvard Global Health Institute, and the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School A Guest Lecture by: Her Excellency Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga – Former President of Sri Lanka (1994-2005) Opening Remarks by Daniel Shapiro, Director, Harvard International Negotiation Program For over two […]

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Wed, Oct 5, 2011 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S020 Belfer
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA 02138

‘Progressives and Perverts’: Partition Stories and Pakistan’s Future Kamran Asdar Ali, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin Chair: Shahab Ahmed, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies, Harvard University View the event on Vimeo here. Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 from 05:00am — 06:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Seeing the Frontier: Re-Visioning Histories of Pakistan Chaired by Asad Ahmed, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University Vazira Zamindar, Associate Professor of History, Brown University Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University Watch the video here.

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Mon, Nov 14, 2011 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Environmental History and the Creation of Pakistan David Gilmartin, Professor, Department of History, North Carolina State University Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Faculty of Arts & Sciences, Harvard University Watch the seminar here. Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Mon, Oct 15, 2012 from 04:00am — 05:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Shifting Politics in Pakistan: Challenging Feudalism Nadeem Qureshi, Chairman of Mustaqbil Pakistan Chair: Professor Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and, Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University. Nadeem Qureshi, the Chairman of Mustaqbil Pakistan, discusses […]

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Thu, Nov 8, 2012 from 04:00pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S153
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Religion, Historiography, and the Emergence of Islamic Empire in India Blain H. Auer, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Comparative Religion, Western Michigan University Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University Study of Religion Amidst dramatic political and social changes, Delhi and its sultans stood in a new, […]

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar Series

WHEN
Thu, Sep 27, 2012 from 04:00pm — 05:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S050
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Muslim Devotional Art in India Yousuf Saeed, Independent Researcher and Filmmaker Based in Delhi, India Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University Study of Religion Yousuf Saeed reads and illustrates from his new book Muslim Devotional Art in India. The presentation will conclude with a musical video “The Train […]

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Muslim Societies in South Asia Seminar

WHEN
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 from 04:30pm — 06:00pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

The Cost of Condemnation: Heresy and Takfir in a South Indian Community Brian Didier, History Department Head, Winsor School Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and Director of the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed […]

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Muslim Societies in South Asia

WHEN
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 from 12:30pm — 01:30pm

VENUE
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University

ADDRESS
CGIS South, S250
Harvard University
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge MA

Overtaken by Events: A Pakistan Road Trip Ethan Casey, International Journalist, Editor, and Author Chair: Ali Asani, Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Harvard University Study of Religion Overtaken By Events: A Pakistan Road Trip is the account of Ethan Casey’s journey, entirely overland, starting in Mumbai, India — just three months after […]

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