Florida International University – School of International and Public Affairs presents a lecture by Professor Michel Boivin on the topic of Islam & Authority in the Global World: Karim Aga Khan and the Ismaili Community.
EVENT: School of International and Public Affairs: Islam & Authority in the Global World: Karim Aga Khan and the Ismaili Community.
SPEAKER: Professor Michel Boivin (Directeur de recherche CNRS, CEIAS-EHESS)
DATE: Thursday, November 13th, 2014
TIME: 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST
VENUE: Florida International University – School of International and Public Affairs: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 530, 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, Florida USA 33199
- Islam and Authority in the Global World: Karim Aga Khan and the Ismaili Community | School of International and Public Affairs.
About Professor Michel Boivin (Directeur de recherche CNRS, CEIAS-EHESS)
Dr Boivin received his training in modern history of the Middle East, Modern Arabic and Persian language and civilization at the University of Louis Lumi’re and the University of Jean Moulin (Lyon). After defending his doctoral thesis at The Sorbonne, he became a research fellow at the Centre of India and South Asia Studies (EHESS/CNRS) teaching contemporary history of South Asia at The University of Savoie.
Dr Boivin has published many articles in academic journals including Journal Asiatique, Studia Islamica, Journal of Pakistan Historical Society, and others. He has contributed to the Encyclopaedia of Islam and Encyclopaedia Universalis. He has also published Histoire de l’Inde (Paris: PUF, 3rd ed. 2005, Bulgarian tr., 2002; Rumanian tr. 2003) Le Pakistan (Paris: PUF, 1996, Swedish tr. 2005) and Les Isma’liens: des communaut’s d’Asie du sud entre islamisation et indianisation, Ternhout, Brepols. His most recent publication is La r?novation du sh?`isme isma?lien – d’apr?s les discours et les ?crits de Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan (1902-1957) (London, Curzon Routledge, 2003).
Dr Boivin is currently working on three books on Sindhi Studies: A collective volume on Sindhi culture, history and language with contributions by French scholars; an introduction on Sindhi culture and history co-edited with Prof. Ghulam Ali Allana (Sindh University); and a compilation of research on Sindh by specialists in the field, co-edited with Mathew Cook (Columbia University).
Dr Boivin’s current work on Islam and intercessors in popular religion in modern Sindh involves research on the modern history of the Ismailis, and an investigation on the devotion of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar, a Sufi saint of Sindh (Pakistan) and Kutch (India). Dr. Boivin’s other research interests include the evolution of territories and communities in Karachi after 1947, the shaping of renewed identities in the Sindhi diaspora, and orientalism.
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