A lecture examining Ataollah Bayezidof's refutation of Ernest Renan's "Islam and Science" with a focus on the central disagreement on the nature of Islamic exceptionalism
Defining Religion and Civilization in Imam Bayezidof's Refutation of Renan
A workshop focusing on the reception, transformation, and reiteration of classical Arabic biographical and autobiographical literature in modern Arabic fiction.
Angle of Vision: Then, Now, and the Arabic Novel
A lecture by Gamal al Ghitany, a renowned Egyptian author, whose short stories and novels have helped shape currents in Arabic fiction over the past four decades.
East West West East: the Literary Lives of an Egyptian Novelist
This workshop examined whether Shiʿism forms a distinct field of research and study, with its own methodological approaches.
Workshop: Studying Shīʿī Islam: Prospects and Challenges
This workshop aims to focus on Strauss’ concern with Islamic political philosophy, and is intended as an occasion to verify to what extent the