CENTRE FOR MIDDLE EASTERN
AND ISLAMIC STUDIES
University of Bergen

SEMINARS AT THE CENTRE

Hebron, PalestinaSeminar activities will be somewhat reduced in 2008. A number of seminars will still be held, individually or as part of several seminar series.

We welcome the participation of students, academic staff and guests.

 


GUEST LECTURES AND SEMINARS AUTUMN 2008:

 

MODERN MEDICINE AND LAW: CURRENT DEBATES ON PATERNITY IN EGYPT

by Ron SHAHAM, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
26 August 2008, 14.15 - 16
Seminar room, SMI, Nygårdsgt. 5
- Part of the seminar series: "Shari'a, past and present"

ULEMA-LED SOCIAL MOVEMENTS IN CONTEMPORARY SYRIA:
DEFENDING ISLAM, TRADITION, AND THE MERCHANT MIDDLE-CLASS'S RELIGIOUS ROLE

by Thomas PIERRET (University of Louvain / Sciences-Po Paris (IEP))
4 September 2008, 12.15-14
Seminar room, SMI, Nygårdsgt. 5

SELF, SOUL AND SOCIETY: ASPECTS OF A CONTEMPORARY SUFI MOVEMENT

by Simon STJERNHOLM (Lund University)
5 September 2008, 12.15-14
Seminar room, SMI, Nygårdsgt. 5

THE NATIONAL CONGRESS PARTY AND THE DARFUR CRISIS

by Munzoul A.M. ASSAL (University of Khartoum)
24 September 2008, 12.15-14
Seminar room, SMI, Nygårdsgt. 5

'SAUTI YA HAKI' - AN ISLAMIC NEWSPAPER AND SOCIAL DEBATES AMONG MUSLIMS IN POSTCOLONIAL KENYA (1972-1982)

by Kai KRESSE, St. Andrews University / Berlin
21 October 2008. 14-15-16.
Seminar room 1, AHKR, Øysteinsgt. 3.
- Part of the seminar series: "Islam in Africa"

CHAD, ANOTHER DARFUR? LINKS BETWEEN TWO CRISES - and
DARFUR, CHAD: HUMANITARIANISM CHALLENGED.

by Jerôme TUBIANA (Paris)
23. October 2008, 14.15-17.00
Seminar room, SMI, Nygårdsgt. 5

SHARIA IN EUROPE

by Matihas ROHE, Erlangen University
6 November 2008, 14.15-16.
Auditorium Q, Sydneshaugen skole
- Part of the seminar series: "Shari'a, past and present"


WORKSHOPS AUTUMN 2008:


NETWORK FOR THE STUDY OF MUSLIM VISUAL EXPRESSIONS

4-7 September.
Contact Richard Natvig, AHKR.

ISLAM IN AFRICA

18 September, 12-17 & 19 September 9-16.30.
Seminar room SMI/Unifob Global, Nygårdsgt. 5.

 

 


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Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (SMI)
Phone + 47 55 58 26 47, fax + 47 55 58 98 91, e-mail: post@smi.uib.no
Post address: SMI, University of Bergen. PO Box 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway
Visiting address: SMI, 5th floor, Stein Rokkans Hus, Nygårdsgaten 5, Bergen