Abd al-Rahman al-Bistami (ca 1380-1455): A Muslim Life in Occult Learning, Dr. Cornell Fleischer

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The Committee on the Study of Religion, and the Islamic Legal Studies Program are pleased to present:

Lecture and discussion with Dr. Cornell Fleischer

MacArthur genius prize winner and the Kanuni Suleyman Professor of Ottoman and Modern Turkish Studies at the University of Chicago

Professor Fleischer focuses primarily on Ottoman history, specializing in the Age of Suleyman. Currently he is working on a major work on Suleyman the Lawgiver as well as a number of papers dealing with the time period. In addition, he has begun work on Apocalypticism and its relationship to his field of study. Professor Fleischer also sits on the editorial board of a number of publications, including the Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History and the International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies.

 

This event is open to the public; no registration required.


Date: 
October 23, 2009 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Contact: 
Kristin Brown,
Sponsor(s): 
The Committee on the Study of Religion, The Islamic Legal Studies Program