Iran Colloquium: Hidden Caliphate, Sufi Saints beyond the Oxus and Indus

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Waleed Ziad, University of North Carolina
Henry R. Luce Hall LUCE, 202 See map
34 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Waleed Ziad is Associate Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the last decade, Ziad has conducted fieldwork on historical and contemporary religious revivalism and reform as well as material culture in over 140 towns across Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan. He completed his PhD in History at Yale, where his dissertation won the university-wide Theron Rockwell Field Prize.