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Genesis of an Islamist Agenda

Joseph Chinyong Liow

in Piety and Politics: Islamism in Contemporary Malaysia

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195377088
eISBN:
9780199869527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377088.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter looks at the genesis of the Islamist agenda in Malaysia from the perspective of both Parti Islam Se-Malaysia (PAS) and the United Malays National Organization (UMNO). Using the history ... More


The Making of the Artist in Late Timurid Painting

Lamia Balafrej

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474437431
eISBN:
9781474464918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437431.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book constitutes the first exploration of artistic self-reflection in Islamic art. In the absence of a tradition of self-portraiture, how could artists signal their presence within a painting? ... More


Visions and Re-visions of Karbala

Syed Akbar Hyder

in Reliving Karbala: Martyrdom in South Asian Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195373028
eISBN:
9780199851973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373028.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the texts and contexts of the majlis by reflecting on commemorations by Shii Muslims. It discusses the aesthetics of the majlis by focusing on Karbala’s contribution to Urdu ... More


Mourning in Migrant Spaces

Syed Akbar Hyder

in Reliving Karbala: Martyrdom in South Asian Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195373028
eISBN:
9780199851973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373028.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

From the 1970s onwards, the Shii Muslim community of Houston, Texas, has invited zakirs from India and Pakistan for Muharram. The Houston community grew from a few hundred South Asian Shias in the ... More


Commemorative Politics and Poetics

Syed Akbar Hyder

in Reliving Karbala: Martyrdom in South Asian Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195373028
eISBN:
9780199851973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373028.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter deals with popular interpretations and understandings of the history of Shii Muslims, and calls attention to the role of women through the invocation of the Imam Husain b. Ali’s sister, ... More


Conclusion

Syed Akbar Hyder

in Reliving Karbala: Martyrdom in South Asian Memory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195373028
eISBN:
9780199851973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373028.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

In this book, Karbala emerges as a polyphonic symbol that acquires meaning through the social and political apparatuses that engage it. In the context of the majlis, Karbala underscores the virtues ... More


Al-Majlis al-Milli

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's role as a member of Al-Majlis al-Milli. At Cyril V's return from exile, the majlis was dissolved and a committee was appointed to carry out the work of the ... More


Reviving Tradition, Reviving the Church: (Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI, 1959–71)

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the papacy of Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) VI, 1959–71, who ascended the throne as the 116th pope.


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 31, pp. 7–9: June 11, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0029
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on June 11, 1908, featuring a piece on women's education. Elite and upper-middle-class women of Tehran and several other cities became involved in the ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 32, pp. 7–8: June 20, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0030
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents Dehkhodās final column before he and his newspaper had to flee Iran. Dehkhodā predicts the June 1908 coup, while maintaining a sense of levity. On June 4 the shah, accompanied ... More


Hindu Revivalism and Muslim Reaction

A. G. Noorani

in The Muslims of India: A Documentary Record

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195670561
eISBN:
9780199080618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195670561.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter presents several documents focusing on the Muslim reaction to Hindu revivalism. Some of these are Muslim MPs’ memorandum to the Prime Minister on communal riots; Prime Minister’s ... More


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Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

As 1953 progressed, Mosaddeq's problems grew worse, in a chain of interconnected events. In June, the Majlis became a hub of tension as pro- and anti-Mosaddeq deputies fought for control. The fall of ... More


Saints Are “Real” People: Imitable Sainthood in Shiʿism

Karen G. Ruffle

in Gender, Sainthood, & Everyday Practice in South Asian Shiʿism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834756
eISBN:
9781469602981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877975_ruffle.6
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter begins with an ethnographic anecdote because Khan's experience delivering his discourse on Fatimah Kubra and the attendant emotional response of the majlis participants demonstrate that ... More


A Bride of One Night, a Widow Forever: Text & Ritual Performance in the Constitution of an Idealized South Asian ShiʿI Selfhood

Karen G. Ruffle

in Gender, Sainthood, & Everyday Practice in South Asian Shiʿism

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834756
eISBN:
9781469602981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877975_ruffle.9
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter focuses on Dr. M. M. Taqui Khan's family, who has been hosting the mehndi mourning assembly for nearly sixty years. The members of the Khan family had relocated from their residence on ... More


The Awakening of the Coptic Church

Samir Simaika and Nevine Henein

in Marcus Simaika: Father of Coptic Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774168239
eISBN:
9781617978265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774168239.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses Marcus Simaika's role in the reformist movement within the Coptic Orthodox Church. To understand the position of the Copts in Egypt during Simaika's lifetime, it is important ... More


A Feminized Domain

Julian Millie

in Hearing Allah's Call: Preaching and Performance in Indonesian Islam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713118
eISBN:
9781501709609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713118.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Seven contrasts a feminist critique of women’s routines of listening and learning with the characteristic patterns of women’s spectatorship that women display in those routines. Bandung’s ... More


Painting about Painting

Lamia Balafrej

in The Making of the Artist in Late Timurid Painting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474437431
eISBN:
9781474464918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437431.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book constitutes the first exploration of artistic self-reflection in Islamic art. In the absence of a tradition of self-portraiture, how could artists signal their presence within a painting? ... More


Potential World

Lamia Balafrej

in The Making of the Artist in Late Timurid Painting

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781474437431
eISBN:
9781474464918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437431.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Chapter 2 examines the representation of epigraphic inscriptions in Persian painting, inscriptions that appeared in pictures as ornaments adorning buildings. It argues for a shift in these ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 20, pp. 5–8: January 16, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0018
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on January 16, 1908, which is devoted to the attempted coup against the Majlis in December 1907. On December 13 the Majlis demanded that Mohammad-Ali Shah ... More


Sur-e Esrāfil, Series 1, No. 22, pp. 6–8: February 4, 1908

Ali-Akbar Dehkhodā

in Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
eISBN:
9780300220667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197990.003.0020
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter presents a column published on February 4, 1908, where Dehkhodā draws a parallel between private and public abuses of trust. He shows that women and children suffer most from the former, ... More


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