George T. Scanlon Graduate Student Award Ceremony

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Educational/Awareness

Tue, Mar 8, 2022

6 PM – 8 PM (GMT+2)

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AUC Avenue, P.O. Box 74, New Cairo, 11835, Egypt

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The George T. Scanlon Graduate Student Award ceremony & reception will also be streamed online via Zoom webinar link: https://aucegypt.zoom.us/j/95500948628#success

Speakers

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Richard McGregor

Associate Professor of Religion and Islamic Studies, Vanderbilt University

Richard McGregor earned his PhD from McGill University (2001), and was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institut Français d’Archéologie Orientale in Cairo (2001-2003). His primary field of research is medieval Egypt and Syria, with a focus on intellectual history, visual culture, and Sufism. He is the author of Sanctity and Mysticism in Medieval Egypt (SUNY, 2004) and Islam and the Devotional Object: Seeing Religion in Egypt and Syria (CUP, 2020). He is also co-editor of two volumes on Egyptian Sufism, in addition to a tenth-century Iraqi philosophical fable, The Case of Animals versus Man before the King of the Jinn (OUP, 2014). He is currently a research fellow at the American Research Center in Egypt.

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