2012 Student Workshop

Posted on August 6th, 2012 in Uncategorized

ABBASI  PROGRAM – AALIMS GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP ON
ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE MUSLIM WORLD

APRIL 6, 2012, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building, Koret-Taube Conference Center, Room 120
(366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA, map & directions)
RSVP. All sessions are free and open to the public.

 


8:30 am: Welcoming Remarks by Lisa Blaydes

8:30 am- 10:00 am: Religious Community and Cooperation

Session Chair: Lisa Blaydes (Stanford University)

Arya Gaduh
(University of Southern California), “Religion, Social Interactions, and Cooperative Attitudes: Evidence from Indonesia

Avital Livny (Stanford University), “In Allah We Trust? Islamic-Based Activism as Collective Action”


10:00 am – 10: 15 AM: Coffee Break

 

10:15 am- 12:30 pm: Economic Performance and Identity Formation

Session Chair: Timur Kuran (Duke University)

Mohamed Saleh
(University of Southern California), “On the Road to Heaven: Historical Origins of the Religious Economic Gap in Egypt

Rachel Gillum (Stanford University), “Examining Muslim Americans’ Confidence in U.S. Government Institutions

Rich Nielsen (Harvard University), “Adoption of Jihadi Ideology by Islamic Clerics

 

The workshop is sponsored by the  Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS),  Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and  Stanford Center for International Development (SCID).

 

Contact: Burcak Keskin- Kozat (Associate Director, Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies), abbasiprogram@stanford.edu

CO-SPONSORED BY

 

 

 

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