Please click here for our 2017-2018 Annual Lecture Series.
- Who Are We, Where Are We Headed? Onstage conversations at the nexus of citizenship, identity & religion conducted by Dr Amyn Sajoo:
17 February 2018: Ecological Citizenship: Rhetoric and Reality, Dr Peter Dauvergne
17 March 2018: The Art of Heritage, Farouk Noormohamed
- 2018 Mirhady Endowed Lecture: Ali Mirsepassi: The Imaginary Invention of a Nation: Iran in the 1930s and 1980s with Dr Ali Mirsepassi. 8 February 2018, 7PM
- Introduction to Arabic Calligraphy & Islamic Geometric Design. 18 February 2018, 2PM
- "Why Did Matteo Ricci of the Society of Jesus Lie about the Muslims of China? China, Europe, and Their Islamic Worlds in the 16th Century, by Dr. Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, 22 February 2018, 7PM - A part of our Annual Lecture Series
- Dr. Ramzy Baroud and the Palestinian Narrative, 28 February 2018, 6:30 PM
- Manifold Destiny: Lebanese at an American Crossroads, by Dr. John Tofik Karam, 8 March 2018, 7PM - A part of our Annual Lecture Series
- SFU Department of History 2017-2018 Lecture Series: The Rise of Extremism: Violence, Victims, Extremism: the Political Crises of Our Time. 6 April 2018, 6:30 PM with Amal Ghazal, Roxanne Panchasi, Lauren Faulkner Rossi, Jennifer Spear, Joseph Taylor, & Aaron Windel
- 10th Annual MEICON-BC Student Conference on the Middle East & the Islamic World, 7 April 2018
- Workshop on Citizenship, Islam and Identity, 6 May 2017.
- 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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