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Virtual Lecture: “The Extraordinary, Enchanted Journey of a Female Scholar-Saint in the Persianate World” with Waleed Ziad (UNC)

July 8, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This talk centers on the female scholar-saint Bibi Sahiba Kalan (d. 1804), who was designated as the spiritual pole of the principle Sufi order of Kabul, with branches from Western China to the Arabian Sea. Waleed Ziad is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and the Dr. Ali Jarrahi Fellow in Persian Studies at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill.

Online on Zoom. Join using this link:

Meeting ID: 896 1179 0000

More information here.

Sponsored by the Graduate Student Association of Iranians at Duke University (GSAID), Duke Islamic Studies Center, UNC Department of Religious Studies, and the Iranian Cultural Society of North Carolina (ICSNC).


July 8, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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