Upcoming Events

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Past Events

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.

Casting Terror: Intersection of Race and Security Law in a Post 9-11 World
April 5th, 2019
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Refugees Without Refuge: Turning Refugees Into Terrorists can be viewed here. Casting Terror: Keynote Speech by Faiza Patel can be viewed here. The Face of National Security: How US National Security & Global Concerns Intersect w/ Race can be viewed here.

Islamophobia Lecture Series Spring 2019

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

Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leading-while-muslim-tickets-57838052171 

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

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

  This event will be live-streamed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qcbqmqsP-os

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

  RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/islamophobia-lecture- series-with-professor-nazia-kazi-tickets-53446921180 Live Stream at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxwiK1pJaGg Rutgers Law School Newark | Center for Law and Justice The Baker Court Room (Room 125) 123 Washington Street, Newark NJ, 07102

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

Does Islam Need Saving? WHEN: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 – 12:00pm to 1:15pm WHERE: Rutgers University Newark Berson Boardroom CLJ 292 The Rutgers Center for Security, Race and Rights is sponsoring a lunchtime talk on Tuesday, November 13, in the Berson Board Room (Room 292) in the Center for Law and Justice at 123 Washington […]

BOOK LAUNCH Women and Gender in Iraq: Between Nation-Building and Fragmentation
October 26, 2018
7:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Event sponsored by Cambridge University Press &  the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Rutgers University-Newark  BOOK LAUNCH Women and Gender in Iraq: Between Nation-Building and Fragmentation Cambridge University Press, 2018 by Zahra Ali  Friday October 26 at 7pm Bluestockings bookstore 172 Allen St, New York City NY 10002  ALL ARE WELCOME  Chair:Melissa Valle, Rutgers University The […]

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

Rutgers-Newark Middle East South Asia Working Group  & Rutgers Center for Security, Race and Rights present  Rethinking Orientalism:  Gender, Body Politics and Authoritarianism in the Middle East Speaker: Prof Nadje Al-Ali Moderator: Nermin Allam November 13 at 6pm Bergen Room, Paul Robeson Campus Center                           […]

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 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.

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

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

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

Securitizing Gender in the ‘War’ on Terror and Crime

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