Jan 2022

23 Mar 2021


Race and Islam: Global Histories, Contemporary Legacies

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 - 9:00am to Friday, March 25, 2022 - 5:00pm
George Mason University, Fairfax VA
Sponsored By: 
The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh
CALL FOR PAPERS: submission of proposals October 15, 2021. Notifications of acceptances November 15, 2021, Submission of Full Papers: Feburary 15, 2022
March 23 - 25, 2022

Sonmez Kara asonmezk@gmu.edu

13 Jan 2022


How Islam is Portrayed in Comics

Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Sponsored By: 
The National Humanities Center and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies Center

Speaker: Maryanne Rhett

Description: During this webinar we will discuss how Islam and Muslims have been, and continue to be, portrayed in comics and other forms of sequential art since the 1800s through today. Focusing largely on US comics the discussion will also take into account global examples including, but not limited to, works from Canada, Spain, and various elements of the Punch “empire.”

*Promoted by the University of Pittsburgh*

15 Jan 2022


8th Annual Paris Islamophobia Conference: France's Separatism

Saturday, January 15, 2022 - 11:30am to 6:45pm

Join online us this Saturday on a Facebook Livestream

20 Jan 2022


Religion and Political Transformation: Tarek Masoud and Zakia Salime

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 4:30pm
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennsylvania Middle East Center

21 Jan 2022


Muslim Futurism: Definitions, Explorations, and Future Directions

Friday, January 21, 2022 (All day) to Sunday, January 23, 2022 (All day)

This conference aims to: define Muslim Futurism as an idea, aesthetic, and framework. Explore the potential, reach, and intersection of Muslim futurism(s) in imagining a Muslim future. Provide and develop ways to expand our knowledge on Muslim futures. Be simultaneously rigorous and accessible to a broad audience.

*promoted by the university of pittsburgh*

25 Jan 2022


MasterClass on Eurasia: Anthologies as Early Modern Archives of Social History

Tuesday, January 25, 2022 - 12:00pm

Assembling diverse materials ranging from poetry to stories, wills, personal and model letters, manuals, and other miscellanea, majmu'as or anthologies offer fresh insights for writing the history of the early modern Persianate world. Often produced outside the state and religious institutions, they provide a distinct vantage point to the social and cultural history of the communities that produced them.