Religion, Gender, & the Politics of State Security

Event time: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
HGS 211 See map
Event description: 


Friday, Sept 15th

9-9.15am      Introduction

9.15-11am Roundtable: What is the Security State? What is the place of religion in the Security State

11.15-1pm Panel: Imperial legacies, transnational religious networks, and global security

2-3pm Keynote: Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability ~ Eyal Weizman

3:15-5pm Panel: Policing, militarization, and ‘terror’: religious lives that matter

Saturday, Sept 16th

9-10.45am Panel: Visualizing (In)securities: cultural economies, faith communities, and expressive forms

11-12.45pm Panel: Gendering slow violence in religious communities: time, intimacies, and affect

1.30-2.30pm Informal discussion: ethics and research in insecure spaces

2.30-4pm Roundtable: critique, policy, & political engagement: towards an ongoing dialogue

Events are free, space is limited. All events will take place at HGS (Hall of Graduate Studies), Rm 211, 320 York Street

With support from: the Henry Luce Foundation; the Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund; American Studies; Anthropology; Ethnicity, Race, & Migration; Religious Studies; WGSS Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies; Whitney Humanities Center; African American Studies; the Cetner for the Study of Race, Indigineity, and Transnational Migration

Contact and RSVP:

Special thanks to our participants:

Samar Al-Bulushi

Maryam Al-Khawaja

Asli Bali

Catherine Besteman

Rosie Bsheer

Gavriel Cutipa Zorn

Anila Daulatzai

Jaskiran Dhillon

Neloufer de Mel

Mayanthi Fernando

Sahana Ghosh

Inderpal Grewal

Zareena Grewal

Maja Horn

Sylvester Johnson

Cindi Katz

Ramzi Kassem
Deepa Kumar
Kathryn Lofton
Catherine Lutz
Mehammed Mack
Najwa Mayer
Melani McAlister
Deepti Misri

Corinna Mullin
Michael Nijhawan
Eda Pepi
Kevin O’Neill
Junaid Rana
Sasha Sabherwal
Malcolm Shanks
Ather Zia