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Elizabeth Shakman Hurd

Elizabeth Shakman Hurd is Professor of Political Science and the Crown Chair in Middle East Studies at Northwestern University. She studies religion and global politics. Hurd co-directs Talking Religion: Publics, Politics and the Media and the Global Politics and Religion Research Group at Northwestern.  Her most recent public pieces are Three Myths about Religion & Politics and Dangerous Logic at the Border: Religion and the Travel Ban. Hurd is currently writing a book about the American border and/as political theology.

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The authoritarian republic. Islam in France and the Republican illusion

  • Haoues Seniguer

Publisher’s presentation The logic of suspicion has become the compass of the French state. Since 2015 and the attacks of January and November, the preventive and repressive policy of the Sta...

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Exclusively for Adherents of ‘Divinely Revealed’ Religions?

  • Mohamed Gamal Ali

How did the preparatory work for the Egyptian constitutions discuss issues of freedom of religion and belief? « The term “divinely revealed religions” is used in the constitution, laws, and some...

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Religious Pluralism in Post-“Arab Spring” Morocco

  • Youssef Boutahar

Title of the lecture : "Re-problematizing the Religious Majority-Minority Dialectics in Post-Arab Spring Morocco: Between Subalternity and Digital Disobedience" Given the debate currently prevai...

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The Populist Political Style of the Islamist Moroccan party, the PJD

  • Amina Drhimeur

Title of the lecture : 'The «Us» Against the «Others», the Populist Political Style of the Islamist party the PJD' How do religious actors understand an increasingly globalised and pluralistic w...

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Muslims and Islamic responses to Hindu Society and Constitutional liberalism in India

  • Alam Anwar

In post 9/11, India was increasingly looked upon as successful story of integration of 3rd largest Muslim community in the world. While the rise of Hindu nationalism has posed a threat to Muslim id...

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Personal Status Laws of Women in Egypt and Palestine

  • Asli Karaca

Title of the lecture : 'Institutionalized Islam in Personal Status Laws and Challenged Position of Women as ‘the Other’' In most of the Muslim-majority countries, personal status laws are the main...

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Islamists and international relations

  • Mohamed-Ali Adraoui

Full title of the conference: "Islamists and International Relations. What worldview? What diplomatic practices? Emergence, evolution and amendment of a culturalist and antagonistic theory of world...

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Muslim as ‘Other’ in former Yugoslavia

  • Cédomir Nestorovic

Balkan Islam, and in particular that of the former Yugoslavia, is plural because of its ethnic diversity. However, the collective perception does not see it that way, due to a double homogenisation...