Stanford University's Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and the Association for Analytic Learning about Islam and Muslim Societies (AALIMS) invite you to attend the Conference on Economic and Political Development of the Muslim World. The event will be held on April 6-7, 2012 at Stanford University (John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building, Koret-Taube Conference Center, 366 Galvez Street, Stanford, CA). Presentations will explore a variety of issues concerning political economy of the Muslim World, including economic performance, political participation, activism, identity formation, and institutional change. The conference will commence with a half-day graduate student workshop.
All sessions are free and open to the public. RSVP: http://goo.gl/XLNw2 .Conference schedule and further information is available at the conference website (http://islamicstudies.stanford.edu/events/2012aalimsconference/the-event/).
Organized jointly by the Abbasi Program and AALIMS, the conference is co-sponsored by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and Stanford Center for International Development (SCID).The event is the third installment of the AALIMS conference series. The first AALIMS conference took place at Duke University in 2010 and the second at Harvard University in 2011. The 2013 Conference will be hosted by the Baker Institute at Rice University.
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