“The Western University and Modern Islamic Thought in Indonesia”
Megan Brankley Abbas, Assistant Professor, Department of Religion
Why and how has Western academia emerged as a significant space for producing Islamic knowledge over the past several decades? Focusing on the curious intersections between Western academics and Muslim intellectuals in Indonesia, this presentation will trace the history of these transnational connections and consider their implications for insider-outsider politics in the field of religious studies.
All are welcome. Refreshments 4:00-4:15 PM.
Tuesday, September 21 at 4:15pm to 6:00pm