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Interdisciplinary Seminar on Islamic Studies: Denys Shestopalets

Thursday, October 18, 2012
12:00 AM
School of Social Work Building

Denys Shestopalets is a junior research fellow at the A. Krymsky Institute of Oriental Studies and the Religion Studies Department of the Institute of Philosophy at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

He earned his doctorate in history in 2008 at Luhansk Taras Shevchenko National Pedagogical University. In 2009-10, he conducted research in the United States as part of a Fulbright fellowship.  During his four-week stay at U-M in October 2012, Dr. Shestopalets will collaborate with his host advisor, Alexander Knysh, professor of Islamic studies, on a project entitled, “Accommodation of Sufism in the USA and Ukraine: Towards a Comparative Analysis.”