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Transnational Dialogue on Islamophobia
Start Date: 1/17/2019Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 1/17/2019End Time: 5:30 PM

Event Description:

Join us for a transnational dialogue exploring the dimensions of Islamophobia in America, the United Kingdom and Canada. 

Islamophobia is a global crisis that manifests through Orientalist ideologies that legitimate systemic forms of Islamophobic racism and discrimination through state policies, securitization and violence. The rise of far-right extremism and white nationalism is a contemporary challenge in addressing the rise of hate crimes against Muslims (or those perceived to be) in many western nations where Islamophobia is supported by a wide-ranging ‘industry.’ In Canada, we are approaching the second anniversary of the Quebec massacre that left six Muslim men shot dead in a mosque after evening prayers these concerns shatter the fragile veneer of multiculturalism. 

Panel Speakers

  • Dr. Hatem Bazian, Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, U.C. Berkeley
  • Dr.Salman Sayyid, Head of School Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds
  • Dr. Jasmin Zine, Muslim Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Information:
Waterloo - Paul Martin Centre
Contact Information:
Name: Ryan Anningson
Email: ranningson@wlu.ca
Attachments For This Event:
    > Event Poster: Transnational Dialogue on Islamophobia
Audience(s):
  • Everyone (open to public)
  • Event Organizer(s):
  • Faculty of Arts

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