Translation into Portuguese by Cesar Baldi, Brazil
Posted on behalf of Dean Tanya Saunders, Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies.
Asma Barlas, professor of politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, recently spent a week at the University of Utrecht as a visiting scholar (October 24-November 1). The invitation came from the Netherlands Research School for Theology and Religious Studies (NOSTER), Faculty of Humanities (Theology and Religious Studies and Gender Studies) and several women's groups, including Al-Nisa, the Dutch Muslim women’s organization, and the Oecumenical Women's Synod.
Asma Barlas, professor of Politics and director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, gave a presentation at the first plenary session of the conference on "Re-imagining the Shari'a: Theory, Practice, and Muslim Pluralism," in Venice, Italy, on September 14th. The title of her paper was "The Qur'an, Shari'a, and Women's Rights."
Professor of politics Asma Barlas, director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Race, and Ethnicity, part of the Division of Interdisciplinary and International Studies, was invited by the Nordic Society for the Philosophy of Religion to give the keynote at its annual conference on Religion and the Politics of the Body at the University of Iceland, Reykjavek, on June 26.