December 11, 2018 Special Seminar entitled ”Journeys among the Living Dead of Tabriz: A Sufi Shrine Guide from the Sixteenth Century” by Professor Shahzad Bashir was held

Kenan Rifai Center for Sufi Studies, Kyoto University hosted a Special Seminar entitled  ”Journeys among the Living Dead of Tabriz: A Sufi Shrine Guide from the Sixteenth Century” by Professor Shahzad Bashir.

[Date and Venue]

Date: 16:00-18:00 on 11th December, 2018

Speaker: Shahzad Bashir (Brown University, USA)

Title: Journeys among the Living Dead of Tabriz: A Sufi Shrine Guide from the Sixteenth Century

Venue: Research Building No. 2, 4th Floor, Lecture Room (AA401)

Language: English

This seminar is held under the auspices of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Kingship and Legitimacy of Islamic Dynasties” (JSPS, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies);Kenan Rifai Center for Sufi Studies, Kyoto University(KR); Middle East and Islamic Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (MEIS);Center for Islamic Area Studies, Kyoto University (KIAS); Center for Islamic Studies at Sophia University (SIAS); Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) “Structural Comprehension of Islamic Mysticism: Investigation into Sufism, Tariqa, Saint Cults Complex” (JSPS, Kyoto University); and Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) “Anthropological Studies on Veneration of Saints and Holy Relics in the Mediterranean World” (JSPS, Sophia University) .