A Post-Show Conversation with Professor Ahmed Ragab

Please join us for a Post-Show Conversation with Professor Ahmed Ragab!

Ahmed Ragab is the Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and Religion at Harvard University Divinity School.  He is currently completing two book projects: “A Biography of a Hospital: Medicine, Religion and Charity in the Medieval Middle East,” which is a study of the medieval Islamic hospital; and “In the Name of God the Healer: Prophetic Medicine in the Medieval and Modern Middle East,” a study of the development of prophetic medicine from the medieval to the contemporary period. Ragab is also working on a research project on perceptions of bodies, genders, and sexualities in medical, religious, and cultural views in the Islamic world. He is also a member of the Commission on History of Science and Technology in Islamic Societies.