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.

Scholars interested in attending this program can contact the institute on nyuad.programs@nyu.edu.

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


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