AISP Events

Events sponsored by AISP
2018 Apr 13

Being Muslim Today: Building Bridges in an Age of Uncertainty

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S030

Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University in Washington, D.C. and the former Pakistani high commissioner to the United Kingdom and Ireland. He has been called “the world’s leading authority on contemporary Islam” by the BBC. Ahmed has authored more than a dozen award-winning books and has produced a number of noteworthy films. His most recent book, Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity (2018), completes an unprecedented quartet of studies examining relations between the West and the...

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Islam and Toleration

Annual Conference
 

We aim to explore the concepts and realities of toleration in the Islamic tradition with a focus on contemporary work, from Asia and Africa to Europe and the United States.

 

Dates:
March 1st & March 2nd
Location:
1730 Cambridge Street - CGIS South...
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2018 Mar 20

Nowruz

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

A Persian New Year Celebration
 

Nowruz
 

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring, with poetry, music, traditional sweets, and an exploration of the traditional Haft Seen table.

More than 3,000 years old, Nowruz (“...

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