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Competing Ethnic Identities: Is the other an another? Jewish Life in Muslim Lands
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 4:00pm to Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 6:00pm
EDWARD SAID LECTURE SERIES
SOCIOLOGY OF ISLAM PRESENTS

COMPETING ETHNIC IDENTITIES: IS THE OTHER AN ANOTHER?
JEWISH LIFE IN MUSLIM LANDS

Phillip I. Ackerman-Lieberman

DATE: Thursday, MAY 19
PLACE: Urban Center - Room 710 - 4:00 - 6:00 PM

Phil Lieberman is Assistant Professor of Jewish Studies and Law; and
Affiliated Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and History, at Vanderbilt
University. He is an historian of medieval Jewry, focusing particularly on
Jewish life in Muslim lands. His research focuses on the social, economic,
and legal history of the Jewish community of North Africa and the Levant,
particularly as documented in manuscript materials from the Cairo Geniza. He
serves on the advisory board of the Cairo Geniza Project at Princeton
University and is an editor and contributor to Norman Stillman, ed., The
Encyclopedia of Jews in the Islamic World.

http://www.sociologyofislam.org

Organized by The Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies

Co-sponsored by:
International Studies - Political Science - Center for Turkish Studies
School of Social Work - School of Business Administration - Sociology
Bilal Mosque - Muslim Educational Trust - Muslim Student Association
Judaic Studies