Speakers

Abbas

Hassan Abbas

Senior Adviser, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs
Distinguished Professor of International Relations at the Near East South Asia Strategic Studies Centre (NESA), National Defense University

Hassan Abbas is Distinguished Professor of International Relations at the Near East South Asia Strategic Studies Centre (NESA), National Defense...

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Abbas

Rameez Abbas

Associate Professor, National Defense University

Rameez Abbas is Associate Professor at the National Defense University, where she teaches courses on South Asian politics...

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Dervish Husayn

Huseyin Abiva

Bektashi Community of America

Dervish Huseyin Abiva holds a degree in history from the University of Maryland, and he is a dervish serving the Bektashi Community of...

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Asani

Ali Asani

Chair, Project on Shi’ism and Global Affairs.
Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures, Department of Near Eastern Languages & Civilizations, Harvard University.

Born in Nairobi, Kenya, Ali Asani is Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies and Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and...

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Boylston

Nicholas Boylston

Affiliate Scholar, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs
Lecturer on the Study of Religion, Harvard University.

Dr. Nicholas Boylston studies Islamic intellectual history, Persian literature and Shi‘i Islam through the lenses of religious, intellectual and literary...

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Jamal

Zahra Jamal

Associate Director, Rice University's Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance

Zahra N. Jamal is Associate Director at Rice University's Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, and a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Consultant. An...

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Kalout

Hussein Kalout

Associate, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs
Research Scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), Harvard University
Hussein Kalout is a Political Scientist, Professor of International Relations, Member of the Advisory Board of the Harvard International Review, and... Read more about Hussein Kalout
Landis

Joshua Landis

Sandra Mackey Chair and Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family Center for Iranian and Persian Gulf Studies, University of Oklahoma

Joshua Landis is Sandra Mackey Chair and Director of the Center for Middle East Studies and the Farzaneh Family...

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Lucas

Scott Lucas

Associate Professor, University of Arizona
Dr. Lucas is an associate professor of Islamic Studies. His research explores the creative process by which Sunni and Zaydi scholars composed works in the... Read more about Scott Lucas
Payam Mohseni

Payam Mohseni

Director, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs
Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University

Dr. Payam Mohseni is the Director of the Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs at Harvard University's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs and...

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Dervish Eliton

Eliton Pashaj

Bektashi Community of America

Dervish Eliton Pashaj holds a degree in theology from Bursa Uludağ University (Turkey). Originally from Albania, Dervish Eliton is...

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Razawi

Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi

Associate, Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs
Director-General and Chief Imam, Scottish Ahlul Bayt Society

Sayed Ali Abbas Razawi is a British scholar and religious leader with a research interest in Islamic philosophy, mysticism, and comparative...

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