Feb 24 2023


10:30 am - 12:00 pm


Department of Comparative Literature

Department of Comparative Literature

Before Religion: An Introduction to the Underlying Logic of Islamic Reformism


Abolfazl Ahangari, PhD Candidate in the Department of Comparative Literature, HKU


Arash Davari, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota

Date: Friday, February 24, 2023

Time: 10:30 am Hong Kong Time

Venue: On Zoom

All are welcome. No registration required.

Meeting ID: 950 0828 2387

Password: 343248

This seminar discusses the history of reformism in Islam and argues that the reform project is aimed at providing an answer to a secular need for historicizing the sacred, making it worldly, and reviving it in and for the present condition.

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