Religion or Science? How Early Muslim Thinkers Understood the Hidden Worlds
Conference The Islamic Multiverse and Histories of Everyday Social Discourse

By Invitation


Time 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location Abu Dhabi

This workshop endeavors to expand the understanding of invisible entities in Islamic cosmology and Muslim societies across the longue durée. It brings together scholars whose work spans the geographic and temporal scope of Islamic history from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century with a focus on regional connectivities between Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia.

Photo: Terenjit Sevea. MS 101, Buku Teb, Jawi manuscript, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, Kuala Lumpur.

Interested scholars are encouraged to contact

Convened by

Erin Pettigrew Assistant Professor of History and Arab Crossroads Studies, NYUAD

Scott Reese Professor, Islamic and World History, Northern Arizona University

Terenjit Sevea Assistant Professor, South Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Hosted by

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute