We are a group of Madison Muslims and friends who would like to reconnect with our spiritual roots through discussion & learning.
Month: February 2022
Turkish speaking language partners needed
A great part-time job opportunity!
Persian Language Table
Every Thursday this spring, hosted by Persian Lecturer Fatemeh Mirsharifi.
Fund your language study this summer!
The WISLI Tuition Scholarship is open until March 15.
Grant Opportunities: The Association for the Study of the Middle East and Africa
The application deadline is April 15, 2022.
Scholarships and Awards in Jewish Studies
The application deadline is Monday, March 21
The Periphery Converges on the Center: The Spatial Dynamics of Political Protests in Amman’s Built Environment
Jillian Schwedler (City University of New York) In the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the state’s political geography is incongruent with its geography of neoliberal investment. That is, large portions of the regime’s traditional East Bank …
Shadow Urban Lives in Post-Revolutionary Cairo
Omnia Khalil (City University in New York) Since 2015, Cairo have been massively urbanely transformed according to a new urban agenda. My presentation would unpack these socio-economic transformation, and the transitions in Cairene lives. The …
Contesting the post-revolution city: Popular urbanism, participation, and the local state in Tunisia
Lana Salman (Harvard University) A little over a decade after the Arab revolution, how have marginalized Tunisians claimed political space, at what level, and to which ends? What do these experiences of claiming political space …
Memory, Preservation and Post-Revolutionary Egyptian Digital Visual Cultures
Nancy Demerdash (Albion College) Many might argue that the prospects of a progressive politics and democratic governance that the 2011 Egyptian revolution sought to realize have completely vanished. Those revolutionary aspirations for social change, political …