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Muslim Societies, Global Perspectives & SNID: Dr. Emrah Yildiz "The Traffic in Iranian Pilgrims

Thursday, February 6, 2020
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Stirling Hall
Room: 414
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Muslim Societies-Global Perspectives and SNID invite you to a talk given by Dr. Emrah Yildiz, Northwestern University entitled "The Traffic in Iranian Pilgrims: Historicity and Sociality of Saint Visitation across the Middle East"  on Thursday, February 6th from 6:00pm - 7:30pm in Stirling Hall, Rm 414.

Emrah Yıldız is Crown Junior Chair in Middle East Studies and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Northwestern University. He is a historically attuned cultural anthropologist, studying routes of religious, commercial and political mobility between Iran, Turkey and Syria. His research lies at the intersection of historiography and ethnography of borders and their states; anthropology of pilgrimage and visitation in Islam as well as the study of currencies and contraband commerce in political economy. 



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