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Veiled Differences: Islamic Diversity and the Status of Women in Eurasia

April 18, 2005

Morning Session – Islam and Diversity

9:00 – 9:45

“Diversity in Islamic History”    
Dr. Kamran Aghaie
, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

10:00 – 10:45

“Is There an Islamic Vote in Russia?”  
Dr. Rob Moser
, Department of Government

11:00 – 11:45

"Undressing Jihad: Muslim Identity, Dress and the Moscow Hostage Crisis"
Jessica Nicole Trisko, Graduate Student in the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Afternoon Session – Islam and Gender Issues

1:30 – 2:15

"Gender and Islamic Law: A Sociologist's View"
Dr. Mounira Maya Charrad, Department of Sociology

2:30 – 3:15

“Domestic Violence in Central Asia”
Tricia Ryan, Graduate Student in the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies

Sponsors:

The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Department of Sociology
The College of Liberal Arts

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