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An Update from the Alwaleed Program

March 12, 2020
Dear members of the Islamic studies community, 

In accordance with Harvard's new restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) on gatherings of 25 or more people and both domestic and international travel, the Alwaleed Program will postpone the remainder of our events scheduled for the spring 2020 semester. We hope to be in touch in the near future about new dates for our seminars, research methods workshop, and other events. 

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2020 Jan 30

Lecture: "Not Knowing Shame: Rehabilitating Shamelessness in Modern Malaysian Muslim-Malay Society”

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Join the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program in welcoming Dr. Alicia Izharuddin for a lecture entitled, “Not Knowing Shame: Rehabilitating Shamelessness in Modern Malaysian Muslim-Malay Society.”

This lecture is a part of the Harvard Divinity School Islamic Studies Faculty Candidates series.

For more information, please contact islamicsearch@hds.harvard.edu.

2020 Jan 28

Lecture: “Vice and the Viceroy's Wife: Intersectional Analysis of a Qur'anic Temptress”

5:15pm to 6:15pm

Location: 

60 Oxford Street, Room 117

Join the Alwaleed Islamic Studies Program in welcoming Dr. Celene Ibrahim for a lecture entitled, "Vice and the Viceroy's Wife: Intersectional Analysis of a Qur'anic Temptress."

This lecture is a part of the Harvard Divinity School Islamic Studies Faculty Candidates series.

For more information, please contact islamicsearch@hds.harvard.edu

 

2018 Oct 09

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN XINJIANG

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street
On October 9, 2018, the Alwaleed Program co-spnsored a timely event on China's current detention of members of its Uighur Muslim minority in "re-education camps" in the northwest province of Xinjiang with the alleged aim of de-radicalization. Adrian Zenz, lecturer in social research methods at the European School of Culture and Theology in Germany, presented his research on the situation that included satellite images of the camps, estimates of how many people are being held and under what kind of conditions and the psychological and social impact of detention on both individuals...
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2018 Sep 28

CONFERENCE: Thinking Islam within Religious Studies: Methods, Histories and Futures

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Sperry Room, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue

On September 28, 2018, the Alwaleed Program hosted a day-long conference in honor of Professor William A. Graham's career and scholarship.  Professor Graham retired in July 2018 after a long and distinguished career at Harvard that included serving as the Faculty Director of the Alwaleed Program, Dean of Harvard Divinity School, Faculty Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies and Chair of the Department of Near Eastern...

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