Fifth Annual Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

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

Fifth Annual Book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
Flyer for the Fifth Annual Book Review Colloquium

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.

Flyer for the Fifth Annual book Review Colloquium on Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

RESISTANCE AND JUSTICE

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

ISLAM AND MODERNITY

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

Alex Hayes (HBKU) |Reforming Modernity: Ethics and the New Human in the Philosophy of Abdurrahman Taha (Columbia, 2019) by Wael Hallaq

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

CONQUEST AND COLONIALISM

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

Marcel Remi Pannell (University of Houston, Clear Lake) | The Invention of the Maghreb: Between Africa and the Middle East (Cambridge, 2021) by Abdelmajid Hannoum

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

 

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