Religion, Gender, & the Politics of State Security

Event time: 
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 9:00am to Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
HGS - Hall of Graduate Studies See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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
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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
Open to: 
General Public