(? 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 6: Asian Islam and the Politics of Knowledge - "How does the March 2005 Revolution in Kyrgyzstan Transform the Discussion of Islam for the Historians of Central Asia?" by Ali F. Igmen; "Islam and the Politics of Secularism in India" by Partha Chatterjee; "Moderate and Extreme Islam in Southeast Asia: Origins and Contemporary Relevance" by Sumit Mandal.
Discussant: Laurie Sears; Chair: Cabeiri Robinson; Closing Comments: Ziauddin Sardar Anand Yang.