Saba Mahmood, Lila Abu-Lughod and Wael Hallaq: A roundtable discussion on "Secular Liberalism and Islamic Reform"

Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 10:00am to 12:00pm

A discussion among  Professors Saba Mahmood (Anthropology, University of California at Berkeley), Lila Abu-Lughod (Anthropology and IRWAG,
Columbia) and Wael Hallaq (MEALAC Columbia) based on two precirculated papers: Mahmood's "'Secularism, Hermeneutics, and Empire" and
Abu-Lughod's "Anthropology in the Territory of Rights--Human, Islamic, and Women's."

Space is limited. Participation by invitation. Please contact Zainab Saleh zms2002@columbia.edu to indicate interest.  Contact Laura Ciolkowski lec30@columbia.edu for additional information.