Social Science Week - Symposium

Event Name
Social Science Week - Symposium
15 September 2018
10:00 am - 04:00 pm

Address (Room): The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre


The Symposium aims to engage members of the community, scholars, artists and community activists on the problems of defining Islam and the impacts of such definitions on the lives of contemporary Muslims in Australia today. It is jointly organized by the Religion & Society Research Stream of Macquarie University, the Religion & Society Research Cluster of Western Sydney University, the Muslim Collective and Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association. The symposium is supported by Blacktown Arts. The presentations will be critical, creative and compassionate interventions that include talks, readings, performances, screenings, followed by discussions.

Speakers: Kaveh Akbari Arya, Oishee Alam, Selda Dagistanli, Iqbal Barkat, Bianca Elmir, Siobhan Irving, Yassir Morsi, Joseph Pugliese, Khaled Sabsabi, and Reem Sweid

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Name: Cristina Rocha

School / Department: Religion and Research Cluster