This workshop aims to focus on Strauss’ concern with Islamic political philosophy, and is intended as an occasion to verify to what extent the Straussian inquiry devoted to Islamic sources.
Workshop: Leo Strauss, Islamic Philosophy, and the End of Pre-Modernity
A public lecture on Friday, April 26 by Visting Professor in Social Thought and Associate Professor of the History of the Arab-Islamic Mediterranean at the University of Rome Leonardo Capezzone
Notes for a History of Nostalgia in Classical Arabic Culture
A workshop that examines whether Shiʿism forms a distinct field of research and study, with its own methodological approaches. Studying Shīʿī Islam: Prospects and Challenges
Studying Shīʿī Islam: Prospects and Challenges
A Public Lecture by Visiting Professor Robert Gleave
Islam, Violence and the Sacred: Insurgent Shi'ism in Muslim History
This workshop reviews the diverse methodologies currently applied in Qur’anic studies. It takes a fresh look at texts that incorporate traditional and modern, Arab and Muslim scholarship.