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Sectarianism, Proxies & De-sectarianisation Project

Call for Papers: Workshop on "State Islam and Authoritarian Rule: Comparing Control Over Religious Institutions in Muslim-majority states"

The Sectarianism, Proxies & De-sectarianisation Project (SEPAD) at Lancaster University, UK, is pleased to announce a Call for Papers for a workshop on "State Islam and Authoritarian Rule: Comparing Control Over Religious Institutions in Muslim-majority states" to be held on 11th December 2024.

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Letter to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem protesting suspension of faculty member Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian

Our letter to the leadership of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem objecting to the recent suspension from teaching of an esteemed faculty member, Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, for her comments and reflections prompted by Israel’s genocidal assault on Gaza.

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Letter to the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding the Center for Security, Race and Rights at Rutgers University-Newark Law School

Our letter expressing concern regarding the effort by Republican members of the Judiciary Committee to smear and delegitimize the Center for Security, Race and Rights at Rutgers University-Newark Law School and the executive director, Professor Sahar Aziz.

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Histories of Photography from the Struggles for Independence: practices, circulations and aesthetics

National Institut of Art History of Paris

This symposium welcomes researchers, curators and photographers from all geographical areas. Proposals may concern any post-colonial period from the 19th to the 20th century. Abstracts in english or french (approx. 500 words) must be sent by May 31, 2024 at the latest, with a short biography, affiliation information, and a bibliography (for researchers)

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Letter condemning punitive measures against Palestinian students in Israeli Universities

Our letter to Israeli government authorities and university rectors condemning the ongoing repressive measures against Palestinian citizens of Israel who are students in Israeli universities and have expressed their solidarity with the Palestinians in Gaza and/or their criticism of the Israel government's military onslaught in Gaza.

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