November 16 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Nadia Marzouki, "Offensive Freedom: Contemporary Disputes About the Rights of American Muslims"

  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 12:10PM - 1:30PM
  • Faculty Lounge
  • Open To The Public
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Description

Nadia is a Research Associate at the European University Institute, and Islamic Law and Civilization Research Fellow at the Kamel Center for the Study of Islamic Law
and Civilization at Yale Law School. 

She received her PhD in political science from Sciences-Po, Paris in 2008. She has been a Postdoctoral fellow at the Council on Middle Eastern Studies, Yale Univeristy (2008-2010), and a visiting scholar at the University of Berkeley (2004-2005) and at Princeton University (2005-2006).

Her work examines public controversies about Islam in Europe and the United States. She is also interested in religious conversions to Evangelical Christianity and debates about religious freedom in North Africa. She is the author of L'Islam, une religion américaine? (Paris, Le Seuil, 2013). She co-edited with Olivier Roy, Religious conversions in the Mediterranean World, (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2013). She is currently editing a book with Olivier Roy and Duncan McDonnell on Religion and Populism (forthcoming, fall 2014).

Lunch Provided.

To request background readings, email [email protected].

 

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Schell Center for International Human Rights

Contact Information

Barbara Mianzo

[email protected]

203-432-7480