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Some reflections on early Muslim Modernism in South Asia - Guest Lecture by Prof. Dr. Irfan Habib

Prof. Dr. Irfan Habib (New Delhi, India) is Visiting Professor at the Department of South Asia Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin in the framework of the Rotating Chair Program of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations for the period 23rd April – 31st August 2012.
  • When Jun 25, 2012 from 04:00 to 06:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200)
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He has worked on diverse issues related to science, technology and colonialism in mid 19th and early 20th century India. At present he is engaged in research on issues concerning science and Islam, mainly within South Asia. His book called Jihad or Ijtihad: Religious orthodoxy and modern science in contemporary Islam is due for publication soon.

 

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