Monthly Archives: October 2010

November 4: Chris Sheklian

We are pleased to announce our next workshop: Secularism, Christian Minorities and European Legal Standards in Turkey Christopher Sheklian, PhD Student, Department of Anthropology Discussant: Metin Yüksel Thursday, November 4, 12:00 pm 218 Pick Hall, 5828 S University Ave I … Continue reading

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October 28: MEHAT workshop with Ali Feser

We are pleased to announce our next workshop: Sects, Law, and Videotape: Public Revelation, Political Fantasy, and a Purloined Security Camera at Beirut’s Rafic Hariri Airport presented by Ali Feser, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology ** Thursday, Oct 28, 12:00 … Continue reading

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October 21 Shi’ism workshop: Nahj al-balagha

Shi’ism Discussion Group: Thursday, 10/21, 12:00 pm noon-1:30 This Thursday, October 21, from 12:00 p.m. noon until 1:30 in Pick Hall Room 218, the Shi’ism Discussion Group will be hosting the following presentation by Tahera Qutbuddin, Associate Professor of Arabic … Continue reading

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Christopher’s paper

I have sent Christopher’s paper out to the MEHAT listserv, but as I just added some of you, not all of you may have received the file.  If you would like me to email you a copy, please let me … Continue reading

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October 15 Workshop: Esoteric Sciences

The Middle East History and Theory (MEHAT) Workshop presents The Esoteric Sciences in the Cosmography of a Sixteenth-century Ottoman Scholar: Wonder and Mystery in the Works of Mehmet es-Su‘udi (d. 999/1591) a workshop with Christopher Markiewicz, PhD Candidate, Department of … Continue reading

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MEHAT workshop, Oct 7: Mapping the Middle East and other absurdities

The Middle East History and Theory Workshop is pleased to present its first workshop and roundtable discussion: Mapping the Middle East, and other cartographic absurdities Thursday, October 7 12:00-1:30 Pick 218, 5828 S. University Av. The session will be conducted … Continue reading

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