The Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures has been established at Simon Fraser University to encourage the academic discussion and public understanding of the cultures and societies of Muslim peoples in the past and present. The Centre works through a variety of programs to broaden the discussion of this important subject and to introduce more complexity and comparison in the analysis. Read more.
News and Events
- A seminar for researchers: "Good Politics in Translation: Race, Gender and the Ethics of Arabic Literary Translation" by Dr. Hartman, 10 March 2017
- ALS 2016-17: "How Can a French Novel Speak Arabic? Lebanese Women's Writing and the Politics of Language," by Dr. Michelle Hartman, Thursday, 9 March 2017, 7 PM.
- "The Anti-Armenian Riots of 1895-1896," by Edip Golbasi, 28 November 2016.
- "A Statement of Identity? The Ka'ba in the Development of Early Islam" a public lecture in celebration of the publication of Islamic Studies Today: Essays in Honor of Andrew Rippin by Dr. Gerald Hawting, 26 November 2016.
- Call for Papers: The 9th Annual MEICON-BC Student Conference, Submit your abstract by January 31, 2017.
- "Wood and Food: How and Why to Build Ships in Ottoman Suez" a seminar for faculty members, research scholars, and students by Dr. Alan Mikhail, 4 November 2016
- ALS 2016-2017: Iceland, Egypt, Istanbul, Climate, by Dr. Alan Mikhail, 3 November 2016 7 PM.
- "Nation Making in the Early Soviet Union: Uzbekistan Reconsidered," by Dr. Adeeb Khalid, 20 October 2016, 5:15 PM.
- ALS 2016-2017: "Remembering Devotion: Oral History and the Pilgrimage to Mecca from Southeast Asia" by Dr. Eric Taglicozzo, September 22, 2016
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