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The Multi-Dimensional Aspects of Ashura
Ashura marks a significant event in Islamic history and has a profound impact on Shi'a identity and lived experience. In this webinar sponsored by Harvard University, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union Dr. Mahjabeen Dhala will explore the historical, spiritual, political, social, and inter-religious discourses that emerge from this seventh century episode which are relevant to contemporary concerns for peace and justice. The event will be moderated by Dr. Payam Mohseni, Director of the Project on Shi'ism and Global Affairs at the Harvard University Weatherhead Center.
Register here for this webinar, which takes place on December 14 at 12pm PT (3pm ET).
For more information, please visit the event page.
This event is part of the Ashura Lecture Series at Harvard University's Project on Shi'ism & Global Affairs -- researching the life, legacy, and impact of Imam Hussain
This event is online only