Monday, November 03, 2008

Come and hear and meet our Visiting Professor for Spring 2009


Lecture-- Bosnian Islam: A Paradigm of European Islam?
12:00 — 1:30PM
4217 Posvar Hall

Dr. Zilka Spahic-Siljak is a Professor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Post-Graduate Studies at the University of Sarajevo and Project Coordinator for research on gender and education at the Transcultural and Psychological Foundation in Sarajevo. She received her BA in Islamic Studies from the University of Sarajevo and doctorate from the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Novi Sad. Professor Spahic-Siljak’s publications include “Women, Religion, and Politics” and other books and articles. Her teaching and research focuses on gender, politics and religion in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Southeastern Europe. Dr. Spihac-Siljak has received grants from Oslo University and Arizona State University, and the University of Pittsburgh is proud to announce that she will be offering two courses as a Visiting Professor for the Department of Religious Studies in the spring 2009 term.
Sponsored by: The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS), the Department of Religious Studies, the Global Studies Program, and the Center for Russian and East European Studies

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