Upcoming Events

Humanizing the ‘Other’ Lecture Series

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

Register: https://go.rutgers.edu/theOther CLE: https://ipe.rutgers.edu/

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

Humanizing the ‘Other’ Lecture Series

Register: https://go.rutgers.edu/theOther CLE: https://ipe.rutgers.edu/

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

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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

Transnational Rights and Security Lecture Series

“The 100 Years’ War on Palestine” Teach-In
May 20, 2021
12:00pm EST

A Genealogy of African Islamic Modernity
April 5, 2021
12:00pm EST

Race and Empire: Legal Theory Within, Through, and Across National Borders
March 10, 2021
12:00pm EST


Race, Women and the Global War on Terror
February 15, 2021
12:00pm EST

Exporting the War on Terror: Islamophobia in Asia
January 27, 2021
12:00pm EST

How Counterterrorism Drives U.S. Foreign Policy in Somalia
October 28, 2020
12:00pm EST

From Sanctions to the Muslim Ban: Transnational Impacts on Iranian-Americans
October 5, 2020
12:00pm EST

Coups and Revolution: Mass Mobilization, The Egyptian Military, and The U.S. From Mubarak to Sisi
September 23, 2020
12:00pm EST

White Christian Privilege: The Illusion of Religious Equality in America
September 9, 2020
12:00pm EST

Color of Religion Lecture Series

Abortion, Religion and Race in Post-Roe America
June 30, 2022
1:00pm EST

Color of Religion Lecture Series

Color of Religion Lecture Series  Muslim Anti-Racism Coalitions in the Trump Era Margari Aziza Hill When Islam is Not a Religion: Inside America's Fight for Religious Freedom. Asma Uddin Gender and Power in the Middle East Shereen Abouelnaga

Global Islamophobia in an Era of Populism
March 12, 2020
9:30 am. to 6:30 p.m.

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When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight for Religious Freedom
February 18, 2020
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

Margari Aziza Hill, Muslim Anti-Racism Coalition
January 27, 2020
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

The Isis Trial
October 30th, 2019
2:30 pm. to 4:00 p.m.


Sikh Americans’ Quest for Religious Freedom and Racial Justice featuring Kiran Gill
October 28th, 2019
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

Possessed by the Right Hand: Slavery and Abolition in Islamic Law featuring Bernard Freamon
October 8th, 2019
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

Merge Left: A Fireside Chat with Professor Ian Haney López
October 1st, 2019
6:00 pm. to 7:30 p.m.

Race, Religion, Family: 25 Years After Kiryas Joel feautring Jonathan Boyarin
September 17th, 2019
12:00 pm. to 1:00 p.m.

Islamophobia Lecture Series

Race & Arab Americans: From Invisible Citizens to Visible Subjects
April 22nd, 2019
11:30 am. to 1:00 p.m.

Leading While Muslim
April 8th, 2019
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Equal Treatment? Racialized Media Coverage of Terrorism Cases
March 11, 2019
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Islamophobia, Race and Global Politics with Professor Nazia Kazi
February 6, 2019
12:00 to 1:00 p.m.


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.

Islam in America Lecture Series

Systemic Racism in U.S. Law and Politics
June 17, 2020
4:00pm EST

Systemic Racism in U.S. Law and Politics Confronting COVID-19 State Pandemic Insanity: The Case of Demonstrations The Sickness Unto Death: The American Psyche Since 2016 Panelist: Professor Ben Davis, University of Toledo Professor Anthony Farley, Albany Law School Social Justice Lawyering During Uprisings and Pandemics Professor Jeena Shah, CUNY School of Law Dying While Black, [...]

Presumed Incompetent II
May 21, 2020
2:00pm EST

MEDirections Roundtable
May 11, 2020

Racializing Muslims:From Post- 9/11 to Post Pandemic
April 27, 2020
4:00 pm. EST

Spoken Word at the Intersection of Race & Religion
November 5th, 2019
6:00 pm. to 9:00 p.m.

Spoken Word at the Intersection of Race & Religion Jasmine Mans - Footnotes for Kanye Jasmine Mans is an author with Berkley Penguin Random House (Black Girl, Call Home 2021). Mans was a "Future of Storytelling" Fellow. Her visual art work has been featured in gallery exhibitions such as, Gallery Aferro Newark Riots and By Way [...]

Social Justice A Prophetic Imperative
January 31, 2019
12:15pm to 1:15pm

  WHEN: January 31st, 2019   WHERE: Rutgers Law School, Room 020  

Cartoons with Mohammad Sabaaneh
November 19, 2018
11:30am to 12:50pm

WHEN: November 19th from 11:30 AM to 12:50 PM   WHERE: Hill Hall, Room 107 Come join RU-N Muslim Student Association and Students For Justice in Palestine for an event with political cartoonist Mohammad Sabaaneh  

Does Islam Need Saving
November 13, 2018
12:00 to 1:15pm


Islam in Liberalism
October 4, 2018
12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

American anxieties about intolerance, misogyny, and tyranny are projected onto Islam are part of the broader history of European’s use of Islam as a foil in Western liberalism.

October 2, 2018
5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Speakers: Dr. Enes Bayrakli, Turkish German University, Dr. Farid Hafez, Salzburg University
Moderator: Chaplain Kaiser Aslam

The Muslims Are Coming!
September 10, 2018
12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

What was the role of Islamophobia in the 2016 presidential elections? What is anti-Muslim racism, where does it come from, and what are its consequences?

Investigating and Litigating for Victims of Terrorism
November 9, 2017
12:15- 1:30pm

Thomas Fortune Fay, Rutgers Law School ’65, is a pioneer advocate representing American victims of foreign state-sponsored terrorism.

Human Rights Activism in the Middle East: Perspectives from the Ground
October 30,2017

A Conversation with Aya Hijazi. Human Rights Activist and Founder of the Belady Foundation.

Securitizing Gender in the ‘War’ on Terror and Crime
October 19, 2017
12:15- 1:15pm

Adrien Wing, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Law Programs and the Bessie Dutton Murray Professor, University of Iowa College of Law.