CIS Research Day – 2022

Date – 9th March

Venue – Room 7 of the Lecture Block, Sidgwick Site, Sidgwick Ave, Cambs

This is an informal, ‘in-house’ event where we bring all the CIS researchers and fellows together to share some of their latest research.


9.40 – Paul – Commerce and Patriarchy in pre-war Aleppo

10.10 – Khaled – Rethinking the 1967 Arab-Israeli war

10.40 – Break

11.10 – Amina Shareef – Besieged Life and Vigilante Power in An Age of Terrorism

11.40 – Paul Keeler – A chapter from his new book – A Life’s Journey

12.15 – Lunch

13.20 – Taushif – The Venture of Islamic studies: Pakistan and the formation of a discipline

13.50 – Yomna – Maqāṣid discourse from Islamic modernism to theorising authoritarianism, Bin Bayyah and the politicisation of  maqāṣid al-sharī‘ah

14.20 – Nader Hashemi – How Authoritarianism is Destabilizing the Middle East and Our World


Tea/Coffee/lunch to be provided for participants.

Students/Staff are very welcome