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Thursday, October 10 • 10:30am - 11:45am
Worlds Apart: Islamic Revival in France and India

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In Politicizing Islam: The Islamic Revival in France and India, sociologist Fareen Parvez examines two countries where the revival of Islam has been faced with politicization and crises of secularization. Through observation of communities in both countries, Parvez seeks to both challenge the monolithic view of the revival of Islam and give a voice to the Muslims living and working in two cities, Lyon and Hyderabad, while examining how differences in secularism have given rise to two very different experiences.

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Fareen Parvez

Z. Fareen Parvez is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Her work examines how poor and subaltern communities carve out spaces of autonomy from the state in various domains such as health, moral and spiritual education, and economic survival... Read More →

Thursday October 10, 2019 10:30am - 11:45am EDT
Research Hall, Room 163