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    Research Methods in Islamic Studies

    A workshop series designed to support the research of Harvard students, faculty and visiting fellows

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    Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies 

    Bringing world-class experts on topics ranging from Islamic law and theology to contemporary politics and Islam in America and West Africa to Harvard

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    Fall 2020 Courses

    Explore courses related to Islam and the Muslim world offered this spring

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  • 2020 Thesis Prize Winners

    Undergraduate and Doctoral Thesis Prizes

    Congratulations to Murat Eczacıbaşı and Dr. Mary Elston, winners of the 2020 Alwaleed Bin Talal Thesis Prizes!

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    Thinking Islam Within Religious Studies Conference

    Convened by Professor Ahmed Ragab in honor of Professor William A. Graham on the occasion of his retirement

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The Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program at Harvard University is dedicated to furthering the scholarly study of Islam and the Muslim world on an interdisciplinary, global basis.

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2020 Oct 29

Library Resources for (Remote) Research in Islamic Studies: Visual and Islamic Legal Resources

1:00pm to 2:45pm

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via Zoom

Library Resources for (Remote) Research in Islamic Studies: Visual and Islamic Legal Resources
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 1-2:45pm | RSVP for Zoom link 

Co-sponsors: Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School and the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University 

Presenters: 
Amanda Hanoosh Steinberg
Visual Resources Librarian for Islamic Art &...

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2020 Oct 22

Seminar: "The Prophet as a ‘Sacred Spring’: Late Ottoman Hilye Bottles" by Christiane Gruber

4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

via Zoom

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Christiane Gruber, Professor and Chair in the History of Art, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor

AbstractAlong with the Prophet’s relics, verbal icons of Muhammad known as hilyes count among the most popular forms of devotional art during the late Ottoman period. While manuscript paintings and compositions...

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Alwaleed Bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies

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Faculty Research Grants

Supporting the cutting-edge research of Harvard’s early-career faculty in Islamic studies

 

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Alwaleed Bin Talal Thesis Prizes

Recognizing undergraduate and doctoral students who make original contributions to current scholarly discourse on Islam and Muslim societies, past and present.

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Research Methods Workshop

A workshop series that allows Harvard students, faculty and visiting fellows to develop skills to enhance their Islamic studies research.