False gods, Human weaknesses: Christian and Muslim analyses

Workshop

WHEN Monday, April 19, 2021
8-9:30pm WHERE Zoom Webinar WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute By Invitation Interested scholars please contact nyuad.programs@nyu.edu

The seminar explores the historical, cultural, and geographical boundaries and contact points between the people of Europe, the Middle East, and other parts of the world, from the beginning of Islam to the near present. The series highlights recent and ongoing research in the interactions, habits, and concepts that facilitated ‘recognition’ of religion(s) and how these changed over time.

Collaboration - NYUAD Humanities Research Fellowship for the Study of the Arab World, the Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry at Australian Catholic University, and the European Qur'an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion project at the University of Copenhagen (EuQu).

Part of the "Recognizing Religion(s): The Cultural Dynamics of Religious Encounters and Interactions in Historical Perspective" Series

Speakers
  • Siiri Toiviainen Rø, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Helsinki
  • Taneli Kukkonen, Professor of Philosophy, NYUAD
Moderated by
  • Chris Ocker, Director Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Australian Catholic University
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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