Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges


About The Event

The 48th Annual Conference of North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

Date: September 27, 2019 @ 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Venue: George Sherman Union 239, Terrace Lounge, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA

Cosponsored by: Institute on Culture, Religion & World Affairs (CURA), Pardee School of Global Studies Boston University, Boston, MA

Keynote Speaker: Professor Jonathon Laurence, Professor of Political Science, Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA

“After Political Violence: The State Regulation of ‘Immigrant Religion’ in Transatlantic Perspective”

Jonathan Laurence’s principal areas of teaching and research are comparative politics and religion and politics in Western Europe, Turkey and North Africa. His book, The Emancipation of Europe’s Muslims, published by Princeton University Press (2012), received awards for Best Book in religion and politics and migration and citizenship from the American Political Science Association. His latest book, Coping with Defeat: Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism and the Modern State will be published by Princeton University Press in 2020.

Four Panel Sessions Examine:

• Law, Religion, and Immigration
• Religiosity of Western Muslims
• Western Muslims in Culture and Higher Education
• Self-Positioning of Western Muslims

Source: Boston University

  • Cost: Free
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The George Sherman Union

George Sherman Union 239, Terrace Lounge, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, USA

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Professor Jonathon Laurence
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