(? mins) A three-day conference to explore the changing politics, practices, and representations of Islam in Asia; how these changes are studied, documented, taught, and represented in the academy and the media; and how these practices affect politics, society, and culture in Muslim Asia.
Part 1: Islam, Asia, and Modernity - "Introduction" by Anand Yang, "Whither the Umma? Community, Identity, and Empire: The Muslims of Late Imperial Russia" by Azade-Ayse Rorlich, "Sir Sayyid's Enigma of Arrival: Empire and the Realm of the Secular" by David Lelyveld, "Ulama, Women's Rights, Muslim Laws and the Islamic State in Malaysia" by Norani Othman.
Discussant: Clark Lombardi; Chair: Kent Guy.