To celebrate the publication of Muslims in Indian Cities: Trajectories of Marginalisation, Hurst & Co invite you to a public debate and reception: 'Are We Seeing the Best or Worst of the Indian State?
At more than 150 million people, Muslims are the largest Indian minority but are facing a significant decline in socio-economic as well as political terms - while waves of communal violence have affected them over the last twenty-five years.
Kathryn Spellman (Aga Khan University) Date: 21 March 2012 Time: 5:00 -7.00 PM Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings, Room: G51, SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG Type of Event: Seminar Series: Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies Seminar Series, SOAS
Paul Weller will provide an overview of key themes drawn from within the chapters of his new co-edited (together with Ihsan Yilmaz of Fatih University, Istanbul) book on European Muslims, Civility and Public Life: Perspectives on and From the Gülen Movement, that were written by a range of authors, including Professor Weller himself.
A militant Islamic movement in northern Nigeria known popularly as Boko Haram has started to be noticed by the British press; it has even been the subject of a leader in The Guardian. But who are they? What is the history of this group? And what is their objective?
Date: 17 March 2012 Time: 9:30am – 6.30pm Venue: Brunei Gallery, Room: Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG Type of Event: Conference