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Book Presentation: Malissa Taylor, Land and Legal Texts in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire: Harmonization, Property Rights and Sovereignty (2023)

Book Presentation: Malissa Taylor, Land and Legal Texts in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire: Harmonization, Property Rights and Sovereignty (2023)

February 20, 2024

Location: Zoom | Time: 2 pm to 4 pm | Date: Thursday, March 7th Land and Legal Texts in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire: Harmonization, Property Rights and Sovereignty (2023) delves into the evolution of Ottoman land law, tracing its development from the sixteenth century to the 1858 Land Code. Through an analysis of legal […]

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6th Session – Workshop Series: Exploring Islamic Law in Imperial Contexts

6th Session – Workshop Series: Exploring Islamic Law in Imperial Contexts

January 30, 2024

Location: Zoom | Time: 2 pm to 4 pm | Date: Wednesday, March 6th The Winter 2024 schedule is as follows: March 6th, 2:00 PM: Discussion of Malissa Taylor’s book March 7th, 2:00 PM: Presentation by Malissa Taylor April 4th, 2:00 PM May 16th, 2:00 PM Welcome to our monthly workshop on Islamic law and […]

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2nd Session – Workshop Series: Contemporary Islamic Thought

2nd Session – Workshop Series: Contemporary Islamic Thought

November 29, 2023

Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Date: January 25, 2024 Virtual: Register Here Welcome to our monthly workshop on Contemporary Islamic Thought. The goal of this series is to explore the understudied reformist Islam of the late Syrian intellectual Muhammad Shahrour (1938-2019). Shahrour’s writings, which appeared with the decline of pan-Arabism in the late 1900s and in response […]

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4th Session – Workshop Series: Exploring Islamic Law in Imperial Contexts

4th Session – Workshop Series: Exploring Islamic Law in Imperial Contexts

November 3, 2023

Virtual Event: Register Here Time: 2 pm to 4 pm Date: Thursday, January 18th Welcome to our monthly workshop on Islamic law and imperialism. The goal of our workshop is to explore the local legal transformations that occurred under the influence of imperial powers. Our workshop series endeavours to decentralize the traditional narratives of European […]

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Islamic Studies: Past, Present, and Futures Workshop – Winter 2023

Islamic Studies: Past, Present, and Futures Workshop – Winter 2023

January 13, 2023

Dear members of the Islamic Studies community at UofT, It is our pleasure to announce the Winter 2023 Semester schedule for the Islamic Studies Past, Present, and Futures Workshop. All sessions will meet on Tuesdays at noon Eastern in a hybrid format: in-person at the IIS offices (fifth floor, Jackman Humanities Building) or on Zoom. […]

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Master Class: The Muwatta’ Through the Ages

Master Class: The Muwatta’ Through the Ages

October 13, 2022

The master class is intended to introduce the students to how a text like the Muwatta’ has been read by Muslims and even non-Muslims over its long, 1,000+ year history.

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Shaping Muslim Futures: Narratives, Frameworks and Visions

Shaping Muslim Futures: Narratives, Frameworks and Visions

September 1, 2022

Situated at the nexus of critical Muslim studies and critical futures studies, this workshop invites students to contemplate and vision alternative futures.

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