Fifth Annual Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Thursday, December 9, 2021 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST
Zoom Virtual Event

Fifth Annual Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
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The Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University and The Maydan, the Center’s public-facing scholarship platform, present the Fifth Annual Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies to be held on December 9, 2021 Online.

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9:30 am- 9:45 am Welcome/ Introduction 

 

9:45-11:30 am - Panel-1 | CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM | Discussant: Cengiz Sisman

 Ali Galib Cebeci (Georgetown University) | Arab Conquests and Early Islamic Historiography (Bloomsbury, 2019)by Ryan J. Lynch

 Kylie Broderick (UNC Chapel Hill ) | Egypt’s Occupation: Colonial Economism and the Crises of Capitalism(Stanford Univ. Press, 2020) by Aaron Jakes

Max J. Dugan (University of Pennsylvania) | Miracles and Material Life: Rice, Ore, Traps and Guns in Islamic Malaya (Cambridge Univ. Press ,2020) by Teren Sevea

 

12:30-2:00 pm - Panel 2 | ISLAM AND MODERNITY | Discussant: Ahmet Tekelioglu

Yasmine Flodin Ali (UNC Chapel Hill) | Islam Through Objects (Bloomsbury, 2021)by Anna Bigelow (ed.)

Maidah Khalid (Indiana University Bloomington)| Women as Imams: Classical Islamic Sources and Modern Debates on Leading Prayer (Bloomsbury, 2020)by Simonetta Calderini

Owais Manzoor Dar (Jamia Milia Islamia) | Decadence of Muslim Intellectualism: Reason, Ramifications, and Remedies (Viva Books 2021) by Tauseef Ahmed Parray

 

2:15-3:30 pm - Panel 3| RESISTANCE AND JUSTICE | Discussant: Cengiz Sisman

Kristin Hillers (GMU) | Women, Writing and the Iraqi Ba‘thist StateContending Discourses of Resistance and Collaboration, 1968-2003 (Edinburgh Univ. Press, 2020) by Hawraa Al-Hassan 

Wali Siddiq (GMU) | The Muslim Brotherhood and the West: A History of Enmity and Engagement (Harvard Univ. Press, 2019) by Martyn Frampton 

Christen Symmons ( University of Houston, Clear Lake) Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2019) by Noura Erakat

 

3:30-4:00 pm Closing Session/ Reflections

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