Asma Barlas

Asma Barlas

Retired Professor, Department of Politics
Faculty, School of Humanities and Sciences



Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, serves on human rights panel with Shirin Ebadi

Asma Barlas, professor of Politics, served on a panel on human rights, gender, and sexuality in Islamic contexts, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, on Oct 27. Her co-panelists were Juan Cole (Richard P. Mitchell Professor of History, U-M) and Samar Habib (associate researcher, Centre for Gender Studies, University of London). Shirin Ebadi, Nobel laureate and Iranian human rights lawyer, served as a respondent to the panel in addition to giving the keynote as part of this event. The proceedings were live streamed and will also be available here.

Originally published in Intercom.


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