Seminars - Trinity Term 2018

The following seminars will be held at Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Marston Road, during Hilary Term 2018 on Wednesdays at 5.00 pm unless otherwise indicated.All welcome.

Trinity term seminars


25 April Dr Peter Clark
SOAS, University of London
Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall: Qur’an Translator and Novelist
2 May
Dr James Frankel
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Recognising the True Lord: A Confucian Approach to Islamic Theology in the Writings of the Chinese Muslim Scholar Liu Zhi
9 May
Professor Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen
University of Copenhagen
Al-Azhar and the Ulama
16 May
Professor Ros Ballaster
University of Oxford
Speculative Men: Thinking Analogically about Islam and Christian Sectarianism in Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century England
23 May
Professor Eugene Rogan
University of Oxford
1918: The Fall of the Ottomans and the Beginning of a Century of Conflict
30 May
Dr Joo-Yup Lee
University of Toronto
The Formation of a Turco-Islamic World Region in and around the Qipchaq Steppe in the Early Modern Age
6 June
Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh
University of Oxford
Humanitarianism, Gender and Religion in Forced Migration

For other seminars in Trinity Term 2018, please check the Noticeboard.

Previous Seminars
Hilary Term 2009: Ottomans, Safavids and Mughals: Strategies of Central Power
Trinity Term 2009: Islam and Science
Michaelmas Term 2009: The Muslim World Today
Hilary Term 2010: Muslims in the Media
Trinity Term 2010: Muslims in Britain
Michaelmas Term 2010: David Browning Seminar Series
Hilary Term 2011: History, Politics and Development in Muslim Societies
Trinity Term 2011: History, Politics and Economies in the Muslim World
Michaelmas Term 2011: The Arab Spring
Hilary Term 2012: Islam in Europe
Trinity Term 2012: Islamic Ethics: Classical and Contemporary Perspectives
Michaelmas Term 2012: New Perspectives on Middle Eastern Political Economy
Hilary Term 2013: Muslims in Europe
Trinity Term 2013: Politics of the Muslim World & Trends in Islamic Education
Michaelmas Term 2013: Islam and Nation
Hilary Term 2014: Introducing Islamic Manuscripts
Trinity Term 2014: Representations of Islam and Society: Emerging Perspectives
Michaelmas Term 2014: Islamic Cities and Islamic Finance
Hilary Term 2015: Muslim Thinkers
Trinity Term 2015: Perspectives on the Contemporary Muslim World 
Michaelmas Term 2015: Transmission of Learning in Muslim Societies
Hilary Term 2016: Seminar Series on Society and Culture in the Muslim World
Trinity Term 2016: Library Seminar Series
Michaelmas Term 2016: Book Seminar Series
Hilary Term 2017: Contemporary Muslim Societies
Trinity Term 2017: Contemporary Islamic World
Michaelmas Term 2017: Islam and Biomedicine
Hilary Term 2018: Religion, Politics and Development in Muslim Societies

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