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Muslims and Democratic Politics Study Group


formerly "Islam in the West"

Double-Edged: Minority Political Incorporation Policies and Outcomes in 12 European Countries Double-Edged: Minority Political Incorporation Policies and Outcomes in 12 European Countries
April 17, 2014
4:00pm - 5:30pm
  • Amanda Garrett – GSAS PhD candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University
Politics in the 'Religious Republic': Path to Democracy or Despotism?
April 9, 2014
4:15pm - 6:00pm
  • Soli Ozel – Professor of International Relations, Kadir Has University, Istanbul, Turkey; Chairman, TUSIAD (Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association)
Navigating Islamic Law and French Imperialism: Jews in the Moroccan Legal System, 1830-1956 Navigating Islamic Law and French Imperialism: Jews in the Moroccan Legal System, 1830-1956
November 12, 2013
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Jessica Marglin – Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Respondent Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics , University of Birmingham; Director of Research , Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham; Senior Fellow , Berkley Center, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, Harvard Divinity School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
Democratic Politics in an Islamic Theocracy: The Contours of Elite Contestation in Iran
November 6, 2013
5:00pm - 6:30pm
  • Payam Mohseni – Iran Project Director and Fellow for Iran Studies, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government
Why the West Fears Islam: An Exploration of Muslims in Liberal Democracies Why the West Fears Islam: An Exploration of Muslims in Liberal Democracies
September 24, 2013
4:15pm - 5:30pm
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics , University of Birmingham; Director of Research , Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham; Senior Fellow , Berkley Center, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, Harvard Divinity School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
The Security/Insecurity Spiral and Its Effect on the Integration of Minorities
March 22, 2012
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Refutations of Racism in the 'Muslim Question' Refutations of Racism in the 'Muslim Question'
February 10, 2012
3:30pm - 5:00pm
  • Nasar Meer – Visiting Scholar, CES, Harvard University
Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media
February 10, 2011
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Trouble with Sacred Places: Mosques in Berlin (East and West)
November 16, 2010
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sharia and Legal Pluralism in the West: Some Problems for Citizenship and State Sovereignty
November 9, 2010
6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Bryan Turner – Presidential Professor, CUNY; Director, Centre for the Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies
Transnationalism, Only Local: European Muslims and Political Community Transnationalism, Only Local: European Muslims and Political Community
October 19, 2010
5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Justin Gest – Assistant Professor of Public Policy , George Mason University’s School of Policy, Government and International Affairs
Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation
October 13, 2010
2:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Tariq Ramadan – Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, University of Oxford
Religion in Europe - And How to Accommodate Islam Religion in Europe - And How to Accommodate Islam
September 13, 2010
12:00pm - 1:30pm
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics , University of Birmingham; Director of Research , Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham; Senior Fellow , Berkley Center, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, Harvard Divinity School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Gerhard Robbers – Professor of Public Law and Political Philosophy and Director of the Institute for European Constitu, University of Trier, Germany
Ethnic Soldiers? Race and Religious Diversity in the Contemporary French Armed Forces
April 12, 2010
4:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Christophe Bertossi – Director of the "Migrations, Identities, Citizenship" research program, Institute for International Relations (IFRI), Paris
A Panel on: "Muslims in America: Political and Religious Participation" A Panel on: "Muslims in America: Political and Religious Participation"
February 2, 2010
6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Katherine Ewing – Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Duke University
  • Jen’nan Read – Associate Professor, Sociology and Global Health, Duke University
  • Andrew Shryock – Associate Professor, University of Michigan
  • Jennifer Hochschild – Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University
The Cartoons that Shook the World The Cartoons that Shook the World
December 1, 2009
7:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Jytte Klausen – Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation, Brandeis University; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
Secularism, the State, and Religion: The United States, France, and Turkey
November 24, 2009
6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Ahmet T. Kuru – Assistant Professor of Political Science, San Diego State University
Muslims in Europe and the US after 9/11: A Transatlantic Comparison Muslims in Europe and the US after 9/11: A Transatlantic Comparison
November 17, 2009
6:15pm - 8:15pm
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics , University of Birmingham; Director of Research , Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham; Senior Fellow , Berkley Center, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, Harvard Divinity School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Jane Smith – Senior Lecturer in Divinity and Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Divinity School
A Minority with Diversity: The Shi‘i Community in America
November 3, 2009
7:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Liyakat Takim – Department of Religious Studies, University of Denver
Muslims in Australia and Britain
October 20, 2009
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hegemony: Justice; Peace
September 30, 2009
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Chandra Muzaffar
Homeland Insecurity
September 21, 2009
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Louise Cainkar – Assistant Professor, Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, Marquette University
Migrations Without Integration: What Challenge for Europe?
February 4, 2009
5:15pm - 7:00pm
  • Nacira Guenif-Souilamas
Will al-Qaida Self-Destruct?
December 2, 2008
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sufism after Rumi: Past and Present in Turkey and the U.S. A Panel with Musical performance by DUNYA Sufism after Rumi: Past and Present in Turkey and the U.S. A Panel with Musical performance by DUNYA
October 28, 2008
5:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Jocelyne Cesari – Professor of Religion and Politics , University of Birmingham; Director of Research , Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, University of Birmingham; Senior Fellow , Berkley Center, Georgetown University; Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, Harvard Divinity School; Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University
  • Mehmet Sanlikol
  • Virginia Danielson
  • Robert Labaree
Polling Muslims in America: Major Findings and Key Challenges
September 24, 2008
12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Gregory A. Smith – Research Fellow, Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
  • Zsolt Nyiri – Research Director for Europe, Gallup World Poll
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