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A Tribute to Paul Vieille
March 14
Levis Faculty Center

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CSAMES Fall 2013 Newsletter

CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture Series

This Series features faculty and graduate students' research.
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ICA Norouz 1393/2014

March 15 6:00 PM
Holiday Inn
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Summer Research Lab in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

May 19-August 4, 2014
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2014 Joint Area Studies Symposium
Children and Globalization: Issues, Policies and Initiatives

April 10-12, 2014
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Special Lecture by
Dr. Niloofar Haeri,
Chair and Professor of the Department of Anthropology
Johns Hopkins University

April 17, 2014 at 5:00 PM.
3057 Lincoln Hall

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Upcoming Events

CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "The Cultural Landscape of the Bundelas: Ram at Orchha, India"
4/15/2014, 12:00 pm
Speaking: Amita Sinha, Professor of Landscape Architecture
"In the Presence of the Divine: An Ethnographic Study of Praying among Muslim Women in Iran"
4/17/2014, 5:00 pm
Speaking: Professor Niloofar Haeri, Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, Johns Hopkins University
CSAMES Brown Bag Lecture: "Urban Insanity in Arab Women's Fiction"
4/22/2014, 12:00 pm
Speaking: Dina Khamis, Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative & World Literature
Annual Balgopal Lecture on Human Rights and Asian Americans titled "South Asian Americans: Opportunity for Impact"
Speaking: Ami Gandhi, Executive Director of South Asian American Policy & Research Institute (SAAPRI)
Turkish Studies Symposium
4/28/2014, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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News & Announcements

Illinois International Review, "Discovering Oman, Ibadi Islam, and the Indian Ocean," by Valerie J. Hoffman, Professor of Islamic Studies, Department of Religion; Director, Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Posted Fri, 04 Apr 2014

My short essay on Wendy Doniger by Rini Bhattacharya Mehta


Posted Wed, 26 Feb 2014

TV Interview with Rajmohan Gandhi, Research Professor Emeritus with CSAMES


Posted Mon, 24 Feb 2014

Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi, emeritus professor and Research Professor of CSAMES, recently visited Pakistan. Click on the links below to view articles about his trip.








Posted Wed, 18 Dec 2013

Punjab: A History from Aurangzeb to Mountbatten by Rajmohan Gandhi


Posted Mon, 16 Sep 2013

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