Upcoming Events

Humanizing the ‘Other’ Lecture Series

International Law and the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza April 11, 2024
1:00pm EST

Teach In on Political Zionism April 10, 2024
12:00pm EST

Assessing the Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza March 21, 2024
12:00pm EST

Origins and Outcomes of U.S. Defense Policy Toward Israel March 21, 2024
12:00pm EST

Mahmood Mamdani Neither Settler Nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities March 6, 2024
4:30pm EST

Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
12:00pm EST

White Space, Black Hood: Opportunity Hoarding and Segregation in the Age of Inequality February 5, 2024
12:00pm EST

Presumptively Antisemitic: Islamophobic Tropes in the Palestine-Israel Discourse Report Launch December 14, 2023
1:00pm EST

Palestine Teach in Series: Israeli Settlements in the Occupied Territories
December 8, 2023
12:00pm EST

Palestine Teach in Series: West Bank and Jerusalem
December 5, 2023
12:00pm EST

The West, Israel and Settler Colonization of Palestine
December 4, 2023
12:00pm EST

Palestine Teach in Series
November 21, 2023
12:00pm EST

Muslim Litigation November 2, 2023
12:15pm EST

Teach-in on Gaza
October 16, 2023
12:00pm EST

The New Crusades: Islamophobia and the Global War on Muslims
November 14, 2023
12:00pm EST

Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Practicing Resistance in Palestine
October 10, 2023
12:00pm EST

Punishing Atrocities and Fair Trials: From Nuremberg to Global Terrorism
September 13, 2023
12:00pm EST

Humanizing the ‘Other’ Lecture Series

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Race, Security, and Empire Lecture Series

Shining a Light on New Jersey’s Secret State Intelligence System
June 8, 2023
12:00pm EST

Coming to Understand Latino Anti-Black Bias
April 24, 2023
12:30am EST

Mobilizing International Law and Social Movements in the Palestinian Struggle for Justice
March 29, 2023
12:00pm EST

Refuge: How the State Shapes Human Potential
March 6, 2023
12:00pm EST

Protecting Academic Freedom, Empowering Muslim Students After the Hamline Controversy
February 3, 2023
12:00pm EST

The Two Faces of American Freedom
January 24, 2023
12:00pm EST

European Islamophobia
December 7, 2022
12:00pm EST

Settler Colonialism, Race, and the Law: Why Structural Racism Persists
November 9, 2022
12:00pm EST

Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11
October 4, 2022
12:15pm EST

Consistent Partiality: US Foreign Policy on Palestine-Israel
September 14, 2022
12:00pm EST

Race, Security, and Empire Lecture Series

Register at: https://go.rutgers.edu/vhqsvwp6

De-Securitizing Muslim Identities Lecture Series

Muslims Contributions to American Prosperity
March 30, 2022
12:00pm EST

Muslims of the Heartland
March 8, 2022
12:00pm EST

When We Were Arabs: A Jewish Family’s Forgotten History
February 2, 2022
12:00pm EST

Hate Crimes, Terrorism, and the Framing of White Supremacist Violence with Shirin Sinnar
November 8, 2021
12:00pm EST

Peaceful Families: American Muslim Efforts against Domestic Violence
October 11, 2021
12:00pm EST

Post-Colonial Legality and Human Rights
September 13, 2021
12:00pm EST

Middle East and South Asia Lectures

Iraq: 20 Years after the US Invasion and Occupation
April 10, 2023
11:30am EST

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Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics
April 19, 2021
12:00pm EST

The Illusory Peace in the Israeli Palestinian Conflict
March 9, 2020
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

Gender and Power in the Middle East
February 26, 2020
2:30 pm. to 4:00 p.m.

Congressional Briefing: The Status of Syrian Refugees in Turkey, Jordan, & The U.S.
November 6, 2019
10:00 am. to 12:00 p.m.

Deal of the Century? Washington’s ‘Blind Spot’ in Israel-Palestine featuring Khaled Elgindy
November 11th, 2019
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

What it means to implement shari’a: Some Reflections from Modern Egypt with Professor Khaled Fahmy
April 10th, 2019
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Iraqi Maqam Music with Hamid Al Saadi and Amir ElSaffar
April 18th, 2019
6:00 p.m.


Colloquium on Colonialism & Militarism in Tunisia
March 27th, 2019
2:30 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

Rethinking Orientalism: Gender, Body Politics and Authoritarianism in the Middle East
November 13, 2018
6:00pm to 8:00pm

The Sacred Manifest as Beauty: The Quran and Aesthetics in Islam
September 27, 2018
2:30 to 3:50 p.m.

Ali S. Asani is Professor of Indo-Muslim and Islamic Religion and Cultures at Harvard with a joint appointment between the Committee on the Study of Religion and the department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations.