Engendering Piety and the Making of an Islamic Home in an Islamic Revival Movement in Pakistan

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Faculty Lounge, VC Office, LUMS

"Engendering Piety and the Making of an Islamic Home in an Islamic Revival Movement in Pakistan” by Dr. Arsalan Khan. The talk is taking place on 8th October, 5.00 pm in the Faculty Lounge, VC office, LUMS.

Speaker bio:

Dr. Arsalan Khan is assistant professor in the department of anthropology at Union College in Schenectady, NY. His research is situated at the intersection of semiotics, ritual, value, and ethics, themes that he explores in the context of the Islamic revival in Pakistan. Through an examination of the transnational Islamic piety movement, the Tablighi Jamaat, in Pakistan, his research explores the broader relationship between Islam, secularism, and modernity.