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Gender, Governance and Islam Book Launch

  • 754 Schermerhorn Extension 1200 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY, 10027 United States (map)

Please join us in celebrating the recent publication of Gender, Governance and Islam, with an introduction by Lila Abu-Lughod, Center for the Study of Social Difference Executive Committee member, former co-director of the Reframing Gender Violence and Religion and the Global Framing of Gender Violence Projects, and Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science at Columbia University.

Compiled against a global backdrop of mounting culture wars in the realms of gender, family, and sexuality, Gender, Governance and Islam aims to unsettle and interrogate the key conceptual categories through which the politics of gender in Muslim majority countries and Muslim diasporas have been commonly apprehended.

This event will take place:

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Monday, November 11, 2019
754 Schermerhorn Extension, Columbia University


Deniz Kandiyoti, Emeritus Professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London

Nadje Al-Ali, Robert Family Professor of International Studies and Professor of Anthropology and Middle East Studies at Brown University

Kathryn Spellman Poots, Visiting Associate Professor and Academic Program Director for the MA in Islamic Studies at Columbia University, and Associate Professor at the Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations

This book launch is co-sponsored by the Center for the Study of Muslim Societies, the Center for the Study of Social Difference, the Institute for Research on Women, Gender and Sexuality, and the Middle East Institute.

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