Islam and the Humanities

Faiz Ahmed
Assistant Professor of History, Brown University
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Shahzad Bashir
Lysbeth Warren Anderson Professor in Islamic Studies, Stanford University
On Chroniclers’ Eyes: Frames, Gazes, and Viewpoints in Islamic Historiography
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Sheila Bonde
Professor of History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
Professor of Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University
Chair of History of Art and Architecture, Brown University
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Rosie Bsheer
Assistant Professor of History, Yale University
Crude Imaginations: Capitalism, Space, and the Politics of History in Saudi Arabia
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Mahiye Seçil Daǧtaș
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Waterloo
The Temporal Horizons and Aesthetic Formations of Religious Difference in Antakya
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Aryo Danusiri
Graduate Student in Anthropology, Harvard University
The Port: The Entanglement of Religion and the Urban in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia
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Jamal Elias
Professor of Religious Studies and South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Martyred Innocence: Children, Sacrifice and the Rationalization of War in Modern Iran
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Katherine Ewing
Professor of Religion, Columbia University
Jahiliyya: Mapping Secular Spaces through an Islamic Notion of Time and Place
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Charles Hirschkind
Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley
Reflections from Granada on the Place of Islam in Europe
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Syed Akbar Hyder
Associate Professor of Asian Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Escaping the Prison of Prose: Aesthetics of Mourning and the Story of Hind
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Katherine Miller
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Reed College
Materializing Multiple Histories: The Ethics and Politics of Life Amid Ongoing Cultural Heritage Management in Hunza, Northern Pakistan
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Nathalie Peutz
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, New York University
Soqotra’s Musealization of the Present and Mobilization of the Past
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Kishwar Rizvi
Associate Professor of History of Art, Yale University
Historicism and Post-modernity: Transnational Mosques in the Contemporary Middle East
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Karen Ruffle
Assistant Professor of Religion, University of Toronto
Material Subversions: Somatic Shi’ism and the Development of a Deccani ‘Grammar of Tradition’ during the Qutb Shahi Dynasty 
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Amal Sachedina
Aga Khan Visiting Professor in Islamic Humanities, Brown University
Shifting Terrain: Destroying While Preserving the Dalla (Coffee Pot) and the Ethos of Neighbourliness in the Sultanate of Oman
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Ian Straughn
Joukowsky Family Middle East Studies Librarian
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Kabir Tambar
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University
Histories of Violence and the Ethics of Expectation in Turkey
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Sarah Tobin
Associate Director of Middle East Studies, Brown University
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Caroline Williams
Williamsburg, VA
Cairo as an Artifact of 19th Century Imagery

Vazira Zamindar
Associate Professor of History, Brown University
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