May 31, 2017 – Shahzad Bashir, “Islamic Pasts and Futures: Conceptual Issues”
This talk emerges from Professor Bashir’s current project, Islamic Pasts and Futures: Conceptual Explorations, a critique of the conceptualization of Islamic history in modern scholarship. Bashir suggests alternatives emphasizing multiple temporalities and engaging contemporary academic debates regarding language, historiography, and history on the basis of materials of Islamic provenance.
Shahzad Bashir is professor in Islamic Studies and Director of the Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies at Stanford University
May 31, 2017 | 12:00 PM
Free and open to the public
Humanities Building 1, Room 210
University of California, Santa Cruz