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Sex, Society, Democracy: The Modern Middle East in Global Intellectual History
Mon, Feb 20, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Susanna Ferguson is Assistant Professor of Middle East Studies at Smith College, where she writes and teaches on the history of gender, sexuality, and political thought in the modern Arab world. She's currently finishing up a book manuscript called "Formative Years: Gender, Childrearing, and Democracy in the Arab East," and…

Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
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Free and open to the public
Palestinian Atlal
Mon, Mar 20, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Robyn Creswell is an Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and author of City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut. He is the translator of Iman's Mersal's The Threshold (FSG, 2022) and a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books.

Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
Speaker
Free and open to the public
In the Shade of the Sunna: Salafi Piety in the Twentieth-Century Middle East
Mon, Mar 27, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Aaron Rock-Singer is a historian of the modern Middle East, with a research focus on 20th century Islamic movements and states. He received his BA at the University of Pennsylvania, his M.Phil at Oxford and his Ph.D in Princeton’s Department of Near Eastern Studies.  In his first book, Practicing Islam in Egypt: Print Media…

Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
Speaker
Free and open to the public
Making Manuscripts Accessible: Preserving, Describing, and Digitizing Princeton's al-Madani Library
Mon, Apr 10, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Deborah Schlein is the Near Eastern Studies Librarian at Princeton University Library. She received her PhD in 2019 from Princeton's Near Eastern Studies department, where she wrote her dissertation on the history of Yunani medicine in Mughal and colonial India. As Near Eastern Studies librarian at Princeton, Deborah works closely with&nbsp…

Location
202 Jones Hall, Princeton University
Speakers
Free and open to the public
"Political Islam in Egypt and its Opposition: The Political Theology of the Muslim Brotherhood"
Mon, Apr 24, 2023, 12:00 pm1:20 pm

Sarah Eltantawi is a scholar of contemporary Islam. She is Associate Professor of Theology at Fordham University (Modern Islam) and the author if Shar'ah on Trial, Northern Nigeria's Islamic Revolution, a study of the career of the stoning punishment in Islam centered on the infamous case of Amina Lawal in Northern…

Location
Jones 202, Princeton University
Speaker
Free and open to the public
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