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.
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
Join our events mailing lists
Always be the first to know about what's going on in our community. Sign up for one of our newsletters and receive information on a wide variety of events such as exhibition, lectures, films, art performances, discussions and conferences.