Seminars - Hilary 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.

Seminar series: Religion, Politics and Development in Muslim Societies

17th January Professor Bassam Fattouh
Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Oil Markets and the Political Economy of Reform in Saudi Arabia
24th January
Professor Eric Chaney
University of Oxford
Religion and the Rise and Fall of Islamic Science
31st January
Professor Jean-Philippe Platteau
University of Namur
Islam Instrumentalised: Religion and Politics in Historical Perspective
5th February
Professor Danny Quah
National University of Singapore
What Does the Global Shift in Economics Power mean for Smaller States? Implications of China's Belt and Road Initiative
14th February
Dr Toby Matthiesen
University of Oxford
How much do doctrinal debates and the early historical disputes matter in Sunni-Shi’i relations?
21st February
Dr Adnan Naseemullah
King's College London
Explaining Political Order and Disorder in Pakistan’s Northwest
28th February
Dr Nemat Bizhan
Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford
Foreign aid and state building in a fragile context: Afghanistan after 9/11
7th March
Professor Simon Quinn
University of Oxford
Exploring a New Research Frontier: What Can Randomized Control Trials Tell Us About Islamic Finance?
23rd March
Professor Saumitra Jha
University of Stanford
Trade and Tolerance: What Can We Learn from South India?

For other seminars in Michaelmas Term 2017, 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

For other forthcoming events, please check our News.

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