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Sep 25 2018 | Posted In: Faculty
Alaina Morgan is a historian of Islam in the African Diaspora and a postdoctoral fellow at the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Department of Religious Studies. 
Aug 15 2018 | Posted In: Students
Tunis, Tunisia - On May 6, Tunisia marked a major milestone in its democratic transition. For the first time, Tunisians could cast votes for local representatives in free, nationwide municipal elections. More than 45,000 candidates ran for approximately 7,000 seats across 350 municipal councils,...
Dec 15 2017 | Posted In: Students
Stanford Global Studies (SGS) Internship Program is soliciting applications starting January 9th for paid internships that help translate Stanford students' study of Islam and Muslim societies into diverse professional settings. Recipients will be awarded a $6,000 stipend.  Application deadline is ...
Nov 10 2017 | Posted In: Faculty, Staff, Students
Academic freedom and the free expression of ideas are powerful tools for deepening our knowledge of many important issues. They have enabled the university to build and continue to grow a vibrant community of scholars, students and expert faculty engaged in the pursuit of an understanding of Islam...
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...

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