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The Kazimi Lecture in Shi’i Studies

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Fifth Annual Kazimi Lecture in Shi’i Studies | Stephennie Mulder Associate Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture, University of Texas at Austin | February 15, 2024

How can the study of the objects and architecture of the past illuminate the present? Modern conflicts in the Middle East have played out along sectarian lines. As a result, many people have come to believe that sectarianism is a fundamental aspect of Islamic history and theology.

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