Posts Tagged ‘Religion’

Afghanistan-Pakistan

Posted on April 5th, 2012 by Burçak Keskin-Kozat

Under the Drones: Modern Lives in Afghanistan – Pakistan Borderlands examines the complexity of life along the 1,600-mile border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Devin Deweese: Fusing Islam and Chinggisid Charisma

Posted on August 30th, 2011 by Abbasi Staff

October 27, 2011, 12:15 pm, Building 70, Conference Room Religious Studies Colloquium*:  Devin Deweese, Fusing Islam and Chinggisid Charisma: Muhammad Shïbãnî Khãn’s Religious Program in 16th-century Central Asia Abstract: The gradual Islamization of the peoples and polities established in Central Asia in the wake of the Mongol conquest of the 13th century is typically discussed […]

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