June 26, Conference on “Muslim Women’s Activism,” UK

June 26, 2014
9:00 amto6:00 pm

Places are available for the University of Derby’s Centre for Society, Religion & Belief conference ‘Muslim Women’s Activism’, to be held on 26th June. It will feature keynotes from Sughra Ahmed, President of the Islamic Society of Britain, and Juliane Hammer, Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina and author of American Muslim Women, Religious Authority, and Activism.

What the conference will examine

  • Social, religious and historical contexts of Muslim women’s social and political activism
  • The impacts of Muslim women’s agency
  • Challenges and strategies for the future
  • Current academic and grassroots level experience
  • Forms that their activism takes, e.g. textual production, intellectual or academic writing, street protests, online campaigning, dialogue work, etc.

See the conference website where you can find the full programme and details of how to book.

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