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Wednesday May 19: The Program in Islamic Studies is cosponsoring a virtual event on the recent emergency in Israel/Palestine. Discussants will offer a complex understanding on the bombing of the Gaza strip, and events leading up to it.

Wednesday May 19: The Program in Islamic Studies is cosponsoring a virtual event on the recent emergency in Israel/Palestine. Discussants will offer a complex understanding on the bombing of the Gaza strip, and events leading up to it.
Palestine is Burning: An Emergency Debriefing Wednesday, May 19th, 1pm EDT / 8pm EEST https://zoom.us/j/99766035774 Speakers  Toufic Haddad, Author and Researcher Atalia Omer, University of Notre Dame Nadeem Karkabi, University of Haifa Moderated by Arpan Roy, Johns Hopkins University The Gaza Strip is currently undergoing heavy bombardment by Israel, causing many civilian casualties and infrastructural […]

Niloofar Haeri Publishes Article in Canopy Forum

Program Chair and Professor of Anthropology Niloofar Haeri publishes an article on the legal aspects of the Muslim prayer in Canopy Forum, a digital publication from the Center of the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University.

Homayra Ziad discusses Islam and activism

The Program in Islamic Studies’s Faculty Interviews series continues with Homayra Ziad. Dr. Ziad, the director of the program, discusses Sufism and the innately activist nature of Islamic ethics.