Upcoming Events

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:40pm
Bryan Center Griffith Film Theater
Film Screening: "Zemene" (Melissa Donovan, 2014, 68 min, USA, in English, Color, DCP) / "Zemene" is a full-length documentary that follows a spirited 10-year old Ethiopian girl, Zemenework (Zemene), as she fights to keep hope alive and survive her life-threatening condition of Kyphosis, a severe... Read More »
Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Rubenstein Library Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room 153
A major book launch event with three authors:Cemil Aydin (UNC), The Idea of the Muslim World (Harvard UP, 2017)Will Hanley (FSU), Identifying with Nationality (Columbia UP, 2017)Adam Mestyan (Duke), Arab Patriotism (Princeton UP, 2017)
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
West Duke 101 - Ahmadieh Family Conference Room
A lecture by Prof. Brett Wilson (CEU). Increasing state control over religious institutions has played a pivotal role in modernization projects in Turkey dating back to the early nineteenth century. In 1925, the Turkish state abolished Sufi orders (mystical brotherhoods) and shuttered their lodges... Read More »