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17:00 - 19:00 8 December 2017

PANEL DISCUSSION ON NON-ISLAMIC SOCIETIES

Location

IAS Common Ground | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Ticketed

Speaker information

Faisal Devji, Respondent, University of Oxford
Claire Dwyer, Panellist, UCL
Myriam Hunter-Henin, Panellist, UCL
Alison Scott-Baumann, Panelist, SOAS

Claire Dwyer (Migration Research Unit, Geography, UCL) on how issues of ‘integration’ are contested and constructed by British Muslims drawing on research on state-funded Muslim schools and university Islamic Societies.

Myriam Hunter-Henin (Faculty of Laws, UCL) on recent debates over how the Fundamentally British Values discourse shapes Muslim identities.

Alison Scott-Baumann (Dept. of Religions & Philosophies, School of Oriental and African Studies) on impacts of the ‘free speech’ debate for Muslims on campus and related positionality issues for the non-Muslim researcher (Professor of Society and Belief, Dept. of Religions and Philosophies, SOAS).

Respondent Faisal Devji (Reader in Indian History & Fellow of St Antony’s College, University of Oxford).

Tea or coffee will be available from 4.45pm. All are welcome.


Contact

Maria Wyke
+44 (0)2076797522 | m.wyke@ucl.ac.uk


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