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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 2019 Courses

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

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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 Prize for Best Undergraduate Thesis in Islamic Studies

    Open to Harvard College students in all academic disciplines who write a senior thesis related to Islam and Muslim societies

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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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2019 Dec 05

AKPIA Lecture: “Towards an Understanding of Early Islamic Architectural Ornament: Ancient Near Eastern Influences at Samarra”

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Arthur M. Sackler Building, Room 422

 

Ann Shafer

Independent scholar; Adjunct Assistant Professor, SUNY-FIT; Harvard AKPIA Associate

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Lecture Series is open to the public. For further information, call 617-495-2355 or email agakhan@fas.harvard.edu. Previous lectures can be seen here.

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2019 Nov 21

AKPIA Lecture: “Re-thinking ‘National Style’: Actors, Tendencies and References”

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Arthur M. Sackler Building, Room 422

 

Müjde Dila Gümüş

Researcher, Istanbul University; Harvard AKPIA Associate

 

The Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture Lecture Series is open to the public. For further information, call 617-495-2355 or email agakhan@fas.harvard.edu. Previous lectures can be seen here.

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Alwaleed Bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies

Bringing experts from an array of fields within Islamic studies to Harvard.

 

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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 Prize for Best Undergraduate Thesis in Islamic Studies

Recognizing Harvard College 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.