On the Southern Philippines

annotated with digital links

from the UHM Center

for Philippine Studies

Bibliography –

Interview With

Afghan Artist

Meena Saifi

Arts –

"Performing Islam"

Arts, Culture and

Politics in Muslim Societies

New Journal –

Publication -

“Islamic Arts Magazine”

News, Exhibitions,

Interviews, and Images

Engaging Islam and Muslim Cultures

UHM Courses -

* Fall 2014 Courses (in progress)

* Spring 2014 Courses

* Spring 2013 Courses

Mes Aynak : Archaeologists

Scramble to Salvage

Ancient Buddhist Site

in Afganistan

News -

Featured Posts

At the University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM)

Talk – "When Hermeneutics Becomes Hermeneuthics: al-Ghazzālīs Subject-Centered Tarīqa (Path) and His Philosophy of Language"

Performance & Workshops – Uyghur Central Asian Dance Week 2014

Islamic Studies Undergraduate Certificate Program

Application Deadline: Extended to April 21, 2014

Study Abroad Program in Delhi, India

South Asian Studies (CSAS) Conference – “Brave New South Asia: Science, Technology and Society”

April 15-17, 2014

MSAP Podcast & Related Links - Nadia Siddiqui on “Beyond Survival: Theater, Culture, and Justice in Afghanistan”

Newly Launched Persian Program Directed by UHM Roshan Professor Ladan Hamedani

Featured Topics


Arts - Interview With Afghan Artist Meena Saifi

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UHM Events - When Hermeneutics Becomes Hermeneuthi...

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Exhibitions & Mu...

Exhibit - Dallas Museum of Art: NUR: Light in Art ...

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News - Journalist Assesses Rohingya Issue

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