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Global Islamic Studies Center

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GISC welcomes new director, Professor Aliyah Khan

Professor Aliyah Khan will serve as the new director of the Global Islamic Studies Center for a three-year term, effective July 1, 2021.

Professor Yasmin Moll Named a 2021 Fellow of the Luce/ACLS Program in Religion, Journalism & International Affairs

Congratulations to one of our faculty affiliates, Yasmin Moll, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, for receiving the Luce/ACLS Fellowship for her project "The Revolution Within: Islamic Media and the Struggle for the New Egypt."

The University of Michigan has extraordinary depth in scholarship and instruction dealing with Islam as a world religion and the study of Muslim peoples and societies. Over 50 faculty members from a wide array of departments and professional schools are currently engaged in work related to these topics. The study of Islam and Muslim societies at U-M is not confined to a few highly specialized departments, but is part of the University's mainstream.  Read more.

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