A discussion among Professors Saba Mahmood (Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley), Lila Abu-Lughod (Anthropology and IRWAG,
Columbia) and Wael Hallaq (MEALAC Columbia) based on two precirculated papers: Mahmood's "'Secularism, Hermeneutics, and Empire" and
Abu-Lughod's "Anthropology in the Territory of Rights--Human, Islamic, and Women's."
Space is limited. Participation by invitation. Please contact Zainab Saleh firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate interest. Contact Laura Ciolkowski email@example.com for additional information.