“Debating Reform in Islamic Thought” Conversation with Mohsen Kadivar

Debating Reform in Islamic Thought Conversation with Mohsen Kadivar Friday, April 25, 2014 1:00-4:00pm De Certeau Room Department of Literature UCSD 1:00-1:10pm Introduction Babak Rahimi (UC San Diego) 1:10-1:45 pm Mateo Farzaneh (Northeastern Illinois University) “Placing Shi’ite Jurisprudence in Iranian Historiography” 1:45-2:15pm Bahar Davary (University of San Diego) “Egalitarian justice in lieu of deserts-based justice” 2:15-2:30pm Coffee break 2:30-2:45pm Introduction Ali Gheissari (University of San Diego) 2:45-4:00pm Mohsen Kadivar (Duke University) “Between Tradition and Modernity: Reforming Islamic Thought through Structural Ijtihad” Sponsored: Program for the Study of Religion Co-sponsored by Burke Lectureship and UCSD Center on Global Justice Open…