Guest Speakers: Islam in Contemporary Spain: left to right: Mariam Isabel Romero Arias, Avi Astor, Eric Calderwood, Pauline Jones Luong, Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar, Jose Antonio Gonzalez Alcantud, Mounir Benjelloun Andaloussi Azhari
SPANISH RURAL MOSQUE by SantiMB
This mezquita, or mosque, was built reusing the bricks of a visigothic basilica from the 5th century. It is one of the few surviving SPANISH rural mosques.
MOHAMMAD AL-AMIN MOSQUE
This mosque was completed in 2007 by former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, who is buried beside it. Designed by Azmi Fakhuri, the blue-domed mosque shows Ottoman inspiration.
Islamic Women's Fashion
Modern Islamic Clothing meets the requirements of modesty, while offering style and comfort. The clothing shown here is from 2011 and is made mostly of denim.
FAITH by Swiatoslaw Wojtkowiak
Kissing the Jawaaraa, what is considered holy dust, on the inner walls of Darga, the main shrine within Annajina (Sheikh Hussein) Compound in ETHIOPIA.
CURVES OF ALI-QAPU by Hamed Saber
These fantastic paintings are made on the ceiling of the round stairwell in the Ali Qapu building, a small castle located in Naghsh-e Jahan Square, in Isfahan, IRAN.
Islam is the religion of almost all of the Algerian people. The vast majority of citizens are Sunni Muslims.
Welcome to the Islamic Studies Program
The University of Michigan has extraordinary depth in scholarship and instruction dealing with Islam as a world religion and the study of Muslim peoples and societies. Over 50 faculty members from a wide array of departments and professional schools are currently engaged in work related to these topics. The study of Islam and Muslim societies at U-M is not confined to a few highly specialized departments, but is part of the University's mainstream. Read more.
U-M Announces Virtual Collaboration in Islamic Studies
The U-M International Institute and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation announce the establishment of the Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum, funded by a $3 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Read more.
Digital Islam Workshop
Monday, March 31, 2014
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
SSWB/International Institute-Room 1644
Free and open to the public.
Please join the Islamic Studies Program Director, Pauline Jones Luong and colleague Muzammil Hussain for a discussion on how the Internet and social media are slowly beginning to revolutionize the Islamic marketplace of ideas for Central Asians. Guest speakers include Alexander Sodiqov, Del Schwab, Sarah Kendzior and Noah Tucker.
- UMMA Exhibit: "Doris Duke's Shangri La: Architecture, Landscape, and Islamic Art"
01/25/2014 - 05/04/2014;
- Malaysian Studies Forum: 1Malaysia Dispelling Illusions Constructing Reality
- 9:00 PM
- "Journeys of Practice"
03/19/2014 - 03/21/2014;
- ISIS- Interdisciplinary Seminar on Islamic Studies. American Muslims and the Reform of Islam
Speaker: Zareena Grewal, assistant professor of American Studies, Yale University
- 6:00 PM
- Digital Islam: How the Internet and Social Media are Reshaping the Islamic Marketplace in Central Asia
- 5:30 PM
- ISIS-Interdisciplinary Seminar on Islamic Studies. Localizing Islam through Transnational Influences
Speaker: Jessica Winegar, associate professor of anthropology, Northwestern University
- 6:00 PM