Student Research Panel
Moderated by Dr. Brian Mann, Assistant Professor in History
EIU students will discuss their research on various topics in Islamic history. Presentations will consider issues of religion, politics and gender in the Islamic world, from the 7th century to the present day.
Students will present their research and feld questions from the audience during a Q&A session. Participating are Adam Mohebbi (history MA student), “Martyrdom in the Iran-Iraq War”; John Proffitt (history undergraduate student), “Early Arab-Byzantine Relations”; Grant Watts (history undergraduate student), “The Abbasids' Use of Jihad During the Mongol Invasion.”; and Taylor Yangas (history undergraduate student), “Women in Early Islam.”