Nicholas Watson, Nora Lessersohn, and Sean Gilsdorf, co-organizers, present
A Symposium in Memory of Shahab Ahmed
This symposium, beginning at 1:00 pm with presentations throughout the afternoon, will provide an opportunity to consider What is Islam? from a variety of disciplinary perspectives. Those who will reflect on Shahab's book and its impact include Michael Cook, Noah Feldman, Cemal Kafadar, Gülru Necipoğlu, Parimal Patil, and Nicholas Watson.
Contact: Nora Lessersohn
Sponsors: The Standing Committee on Medieval Studies, the Mahindra Humanities Center, the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, the Committee on the Study of Religion, with support of the Rabbi Joseph S. Shubow Memorial Fund, the South Asia Initiative, the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Islamic Studies Program, and the Islamic Legal Studies Program.