Workshop participants

Keynote speakers200_jamal.eliasJamal Elias, Walter H. Annenberg Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Religious Studies and South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Elias will discuss the fragmentation of authority in Islam from a thematic, methodological and comparative viewpoint.

Confirmed participants:

  1. Sergey Abashin, Professor of Anthropology and Migration Studies, European University at Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation;
  2. Ulfat Abdurasulov, Research Fellow, Institute of Iranian Studies, Vienna, Austria; Senior Research Fellow, Institute of History, Uzbek Academy of Science, Tashkent, Uzbekistan;
  3. Ulan Bigozhin, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University;
  4. Noor Borbieva, Associate Professor of Anthropology, IPFW;
  5. Alfrid Bustanov, TAIF Professor in the History of Muslim Peoples of Russia, European University at Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation;
  6. Ian Campbell, Assistant Professor of History, UC Davis;
  7. Devin DeWeese, Professor of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University;
  8. Allen J. Frank, Independent Scholar;
  9. Benjamin Gatling, Assistant Professor of English and Folklore, George Mason University
  10. Seema Golestaneh, Assistant Professor of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University;
  11. Marianne Kamp, Associate Professor of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University;
  12. Agnes Kefeli, Principal Lecturer of Religious Studies, School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, Arizona State University;
  13. Paul Losensky, Professor of Central Eurasian Studies and Comparative Literature, Indiana University;
  14. Patrick Michelson, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Indiana University;
  15. Leone Musgrave, Doctoral Candidate in History, Indiana University;
  16. James Pickett, Assistant Professor of History, University of Pittsburgh;
  17. Paolo Sartori, Research Fellow: Documents and Forms of Governance in Islamic Central Asia, Institute of Iranian Studies, Vienna, Austria;
  18. Wendell Schwab, Pennsylvania State University;
  19. Ron Sela, Associate Professor of Central Eurasian Studies; Director of Islamic Studies, Indiana University;
  20. Pavel Shabley, Assistant Professor of History, Chelyabinsk State University, Kazakhstan;
  21. M. Nazif Shahrani, Professor of Central Eurasian Studies and Anthropology, Indiana University;
  22. Shamil Shikhaliev, Head of the Department of Oriental Manuscripts, Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography, Dagestan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences; Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russian Federation;
  23. Gulnaz Sibgatullina, PhD Candidate, Department of Linguistics, Leiden University, the Netherlands;
  24. Jennifer Webster, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington, Seattle;
  25. William Wood, Professor of History, Point Loma Nazarene University, California;