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

Middle East and South Asia Lecture Series

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.