Council on Middle East Studies Colloquium - Wedn 9/14/16

Event time: 
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:00pm
Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) See map
77 Prospect St A001
Event description: 
Reviving the Sleeping Baby in the Mother’s Womb. Islamic Family Law and Cultural Practices of Reproduction in Morocco, Satyel Larson, Assistant Professor, Near Eastern Studies, Princeton University
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
The Council on Middle East Studies at The MacMillan Center 
Contact Information: Marwa Khaboor | 203-436-2553 |
Upcoming Colloquia:
Sept. 21, Suleiman Mourad, Smith College: “The Muslim Reaction to the Crusades: The Discourse of Coexistence and Exchange”
Oct. 5, Omar Farahat, Yale Law School: “Can Classical Islamic Thought Help Shape a Post-Secular World?”
Oct. 26, Nora Katharina Schmid, Harvard and Freie Universität Berlin: “The Early Qur’anic Surahs and Pre-Islamic Inspired Speech—A Diachronic Approach”
Nov. 2, Martin Nguyen, Fairfield University: “The Academic Enterprise of Constructive Muslim Theology”
Nov. 9, Edmund Burke III, University of California—Santa Cruz: “Scientific Imperialism in the Middle East pre-1914: India, Egypt and Morocco.” Co-sponsored by the South Asian Studies Council.
Nov. 16, “Islamic Theology vs. Islamic Studies—Germany’s Reaction to the Threat of Islamic Terrorism. A Q&A with Ufuk Topkara, University of Paderborn (Germany)”
Dec. 7, TBA
Sponsored by the Council on Middle East Studies at the MacMillan Center
Open to: 
General Public