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2011 Conference: Workshop on language, Literacy and the Social Construction of Authority in Islamic Societies

March 3, 2011 - 10:00am to March 4, 2011 - 6:15pm
Landau Economics Building, Lucas Conference Room 579 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305- 6072

The two-day workshop focuses on the processes underlying the social construction of authority in Islamic societies and the ways in which those processes have been affected by issues of language and the development of literacy since the seventeenth century.  Presentations will explore these issues in the context of peripheries as well as the core regions. Workshop sessions are free and open to public.