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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...
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...

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