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Events Prior to 2012

Events that occurred prior to the 2013-2014 Academic Year
Mehrangiz Kar Nov 16, 2004 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM University Club, Lounge,
Human Rights and Democracy in Iran A public lecture by Mehrangiz Kar
Differences Within and Differences Without: Early Perceptions of Others in South Asia Jun 01, 2004 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, Social Sciences Building,
“Conversations,” the Sociocultural Anthropology Discussion Series, presents Differences Within and Differences Without: Early Perceptions of Others in South Asia B. D. Chattopadhyaya Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi Tuesday, June 1, 2004; 4:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, Social Sciences Building B. D. Chattopadhyaya is Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. His interests center on the study of the history of South Asia before the fifteenth century and span the disciplines of economic and social history, archaeology, numismatics, epigraphy, and literature. Some of his recent books include Studying Early India: Archaeology, Texts, and Historical Issues (2003), Representing the Other? Sanskrit Sources and the Muslims: Eighth to Fourteenth Century (1998), The Making of Early Medieval India (1994), and Aspects of Rural Settlements and Rural Society in Early Medieval India (1990).
Women of the Arab World Film Series, Winter 2004 from 01-26-2004 06:01 PM to 03-08-2004 06:03 PM
Women of the Arab World Film Series, Winter 2004 Open to all – Admission Free Mondays 6:00 - 202 Wellman Hall January 26: Umm Kulthum (A Voice Like Egypt) The diva of Arabic music, the most powerful symbol of the Arab world (1996, Michael Goldman) February 2: Wild Flowers, Women of South Lebanon Women of the resistance, a drama of courage, resistance and hope (1986, Jean Khalil Chamoun & Mai Masri) February 9: A Female Cabby in Sidi Bel-Abbes Struggles of Algerian women of today, few resources and many obstacles (2000, Belkacem Hadjadj) February 23: Women of Hezbollah The personal, political and social commitment of two women from Hezbollah in Lebanon (2000, Maher Abi Samra) March 1: Farha Women’s struggles in Palestine, in Israeli prisons, their organizing to better society (M. Anis Barghouti) March 8: Four Women of Egypt Projects for social change, Arab nationalism, Islamic movements, secularism and women (1997, Tahani Rashed)
End of the Two-state Solution: Apartheid, Binational State or the last Stage of Sociocide Nov 20, 2003 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews room, 2203 Social Science Humanities Building,
Center for History, Society, and Culture presents a special lecture End of the Two-state Solution: Apartheid, Binational State or the last Stage of Sociocide Saleh Abdul Jawad Bir Zeit University Thursday, November 20, 2003 4 p.m., Andrews room, 2203 Social Science Humanities Building
Bring Your Own Conflict Oct 16, 2003 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Memorial Union II,
Bring Your Own Conflict Mark Juergensmeyer, author of Gandhi's Way: A Handbook of Conflict Resolution, will be coming to UC Davis for two "Bring Your Own Conflict" workshops and a lecture on his book. The first "Bring Your Own Conflict" workshop will start at 1pm - 4pm on Thursday, Oct. 16th. In the workshop, Juergensmeyer will help participants work out issues using Gandhi's practices. 7:00 PM: Main Theater At 7pm, Juergensmeyer will lecture on his book in the UC Davis Main Theater, a reception will follow.
Fault Lines: Disasters and the Imagination of Democracy Jun 06, 2003 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Science/Humanities Building,
Special Lecture and Discussion Fault Lines: Disasters and the Imagination of Democracy Shiv Visvanathan Senior Fellow, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi Visiting Professor, Department of Cultural and Social Anthropology, Stanford University
Coffee and the Conquest of the Night in the Early Modern Era May 15, 2003 from 07:30 PM to 09:30 PM University Club, Lounge,
UC Davis History Department presents the 11th annual Eugene Lunn Memorial Lecture Coffee and the Conquest of the Night in the Early Modern Era by Cemal Kafadar Vehbi Koc Professor of Turkish Studies Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies Harvard University Cemal Kafadar is the author, among other works, of Between two worlds: the construction of the Ottoman state (University of California, 1995), and a far-ranging scholar on Middle Eastern history.
Black Orientalism: Genesis, Purpose, and Significance for American May 12, 2003 from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Religious Studies Program presents Sherman Jackson Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies University of Michigan Black Orientalism: Genesis, Purpose, and Significance for American Professor Jackson received his Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania in 1990. He is the author of Islamic Law and the State: The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Shihâb al-Dîn al-Qarâfî (Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1996) and On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam: Abû Hâmid al-Ghazâlî’s Faysal al-Tafriqa Bayna al-Islam wa al-Zandaqa (Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2002). Currently, he is working on a book tentatively titled Islam and the Black American.
Ahmad Dallal Apr 22, 2003 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 53A Olson Hall ,
An Islamic Enlightenment? Traditions of reform in eighteenth century Islamic thought
Martina Rieker Apr 21, 2003 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Science/Humanities Building,
Envisioning New Geographies after the Postcolonial World Order
Ebrahim Moosa Apr 15, 2003 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM 53A Olson Hall ,
Challenges in re-thinking Islam