March 9th

March 10th


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MARCH 9, 2017: 9:15 am – 10:35 am

Panel: The Fatimids: Texts and Contexts (Room 2220)

Chair: Ismail K. Poonawala (University of California, Los Angeles)

Panel: Ismailis and Others (Room 2224)

Chair: Rubina Ramji (Cape Breton University)

Panel: Sacred and Secular Spaces (Room 2228)

Chair: H. Masud Taj (Carleton University)


MARCH 9, 2017: 10:35 am – 11:55 am

Panel: The Ismaili State in Iran (Room 2220)

Chair: Shafique N. Virani (University of Toronto)

Panel: Khoja and Other Shia Studies (Room 2224)

Chair: Paul E. Walker (University of Chicago)

Panel: Digitizing Resources (Room 2228)

Chair: Shane Hawkins (Carleton University)


MARCH 9, 2017: 2:40 pm – 4:00 pm

Panel: Ikhwan al-Safa (Room 2220)

Samer Traboulsi (University of North Carolina)

Panel: Migration, Borders, Politics (Room 2224)

Chair: Daniel McNeil (Carleton University)

Panel: Ginans (Room 2228)

Chair: Tazim R. Kassam (Syracuse University)


MARCH 9, 2017: 10 pm – 5:30 pm


MARCH 10, 2017: 9:05 am – 10:25 am

Panel: Nasir-i Khusraw (Room 2220)

Chair: Farhang Rajaee (Carleton University)

Panel: Ugandan Asian Expulsion (Room 2224)

Chair: Alia Paroo (Texas A&M International University)

Panel: Reimagining Ismaili Ta’wil (Room 2228)

Chair: Ali S. Asani (Harvard University)


MARCH 10, 2017: 10:35 am – 11:55 am

Panel: 19th & 20th Century Ismaili History in Africa (Room 2220)

Chair: Zulfikar A. Hirji (York University)

Panel: Identity, Practice and Participation in Canada (Room 2224)

Chair: Melanie Adrian (Carleton University)

Panel: Ismailis of Badakhshan (Room 2228)

Chair: Jeff Sahadeo (Carleton University)


MARCH 10, 2017: 1:15 pm – 2:35 pm

Panel: Art and Music (Room 2220)

Chair: Shainool Jiwa (Institute of Ismaili Studies)

Panel: Aga Khan IV: Ideas and Institutions (Room 2224)

Chair: Reeshma Haji (Laurentian University)

Panel: Religious Education (Room 2228)

Chair: Karim Tharani (University of Saskatchewan)


MARCH 10, 2017: 2:45 pm – 4:45 pm