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Sep 7 2017
Şerif Mardin, leading Turkish sociologist known for his work on Turkish modernization, politics and religion, passed away yesterday in Istanbul at the age of 90. His long and distinguished career included teaching at Ankara, Boğaziçi and Sabancı universities in Turkey as well as chairing Islamic...
Jun 19 2017 | Posted In: Faculty
By Nic Fort (Contributing Writer for the Stanford Daily)   A joint offering from the comparative literature department and the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, COMPLIT 102: “Understanding Turkey Through Film” studies the politics and social issues of Middle Eastern countries through the lens of...
Jun 13 2017 | Posted In: Awards, Students
Vladimir Hamed-Troyansky, a PhD student in the Department of History and affiliated with the Abbasi Program, was among 65 fellows selected for the prestigious 2017 Mellon/American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Dissertation Completion Fellows from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants. Fellows...
Mar 30 2017
In its first five seasons, Stanford Live has made top performers part of university life. Under director Chris Lorway, the organization plans to expand its theme-based programming and “spill outside” of its home base, Bing Concert Hall. By Emily Hite