Middle East Studies

Negotiating Women’s Epistemic Authority: Gender, Trust and Structures of Knowledge Making in Medieval and Modern Islamicate Contexts

Monday, September 19, 2016

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Smith-Buonanno 106

In this talk, Ahmed Ragab, a physician, historian of science and medicine and scholar of science and religion, follows the work on the women reporters of hadith -the narratives describing the words and actions of Muhammad- and extends and compares it to modern questions of knowledge-production and legitimation.

This is the first of five talks in the Science and Technology Studies speaker series "The Sciences Otherwise"

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