The 2019 Future of the Humanities Lecture will be delivered by Dr Raihan Ismail at the Roland Wilson Theatrette on Wednesday 6 November 2019, from 5.30pm. Dr Raihan Ishmail’s topic will be Islam and Reform: Myth and Realities
Raihan Ismail is an ARC DECRA Fellow and Lecturer at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, ANU. She was the co-recipient of the Max Crawford Medal in 2018, awarded by the Australian Academy of the Humanities for ‘outstanding achievement in the humanities by an early-career scholar’. Her research includes Islam, Political Islam, Sunni-Shi’a relations, women in Islam, and Middle East politics. She is the author of Saudi Clerics and Shia Islam, published by Oxford University Press in 2016. She is currently working on a book project on the transnational networks of Salafi clerics in Egypt, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, under contract with Oxford University Press.
Program: 2019 Future of the Humanities Lecture
Date: Wednesday 6 November 2019
Location: Theatrette (2.02), Sir Roland Wilson Building, 120 McCoy Circuit, ANU
Bookings: Online at Eventbrite
More Information: Penny Brew, 02 6125 4357