Decolonial Dialogues/IPS Collaboration Event : ‘Decolonial Muslim Studies and Defending Muhammad ‘ Conversation between Prof. SherAli Tareen and Dr. Humeira Iqtidar – 12th August (2 PM UK Time/6 PM Pakistan Time/9 AM EST)

In our third collaboration with IPS we continue discussions on the possibilites of doing decolonial research in the context of Islam in the Sub-continent. In this talk, we discuss Prof. SherAli Tareen's wonderful book 'Defending Muhammad in Modernity'.  The talk reflects…

IPS/DD Collaborative Event Prof. Manan Ahmed Asif’s ‘Book of Conquest:The Chachnama and Muslim origins in South Asia’ in Discussion (25 March 6 PM Pakistan Time/8 AM EST/12 PM GST)

IPS/DD event on Discussion of Prof. Manan Ahmed Asif's The Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and Muslim Origins in South Asia. Discussants include Prof. Sadia Mahmood ( Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad), Prof. Saeed Ahmed Rid (Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad), Asghar Soomro (…

Global Islamophobia discourses, minority rights and forced conversion in Pakistan (Part 3)

Dr. Ahmed Raza Memon and Dr. Sufi Ghulam Hussain Sufi: I see Islam as the largest organized religion, they are assertive, dominant as well. Other religions do not have this in Pakistan, Christianity is secularized while Hinduism is not a…

Global Islamophobia discourses, minority rights and forced conversion in Pakistan (Part 2)

Dr. Ahmed Raza Memon and Dr. Sufi Ghulam Hussain Sufi: I look at Pakistan through a global scope. It is through this global perspective that we can understand islamophobia within Pakistan better. This is also true historically for example, the…

Global Islamophobia discourses, Minority rights and Forced conversion in Pakistan (Part 1) – A Conversation

Dr. Ahmed Raza Memon and Dr. Sufi Ghulam Hussain *The underlying context of this discussion relates to Hussain’s baseline study, under the auspices of Institute of Policy Studies which complicates the issue through  on-the-ground conversation with Dalit rights activist in…

IPS/DD Book Discussion Event -Prof.Michel Boivin’s ‘The Sufi Paradigm’ in Conversation with Scholars from the Subcontinent. 4th March 9:30 AM GMT (2:30 PM PKT)

First Collaborative Event between Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad and Decolonial Dialogue. This is the first of many seminars, blog posts and interviews meant to foster ties to Pakistani academic community, Indian Scholars and International Scholarly community to build knowledge…

Black In Post-Sec Reflections on Documentary by BIPS Exec Team

This submission to Decolonial Dialogues is intended to offer a written reflection by the Black in Post-Sec Executive team. The reflection seeks to state the intention behind the “Black In Post-Sec” Documentary, it’s purpose, to thank those that engaged with…

Black, Dalit, and Sheedi Solidarities with Dr. Cornel West & Guests Organized by Equality Labs (June 27th)

Join Dr. Cornel West, Chandrashekhar Azad, and Tanzeela Qambrani, for a chat on internationalist Black, Dalit, and Sheedi solidarities. click here for Tickets About this Event From W.E.B. Dubois and Dr. B.R Ambedkar's letters of solidarity to the rising connections…

CfP for Handbook on Islamic Environmental Law eds. Nadia Ahmad, Saba Kareemi and Oluwakemi Ayanleye

OPEN CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTER CONTRIBUTIONS Handbook on Islamic Environmental Law Editors: Nadia Ahmad, Saba Kareemi, and Oluwakemi Ayanleye Islamic Environmental Law is simultaneously a classical legal framework and contemporary approach for environmental protection, human rights, and an earth-centered jurisprudence.…

On Principles for Decolonial research: Reflections on ‘love’ by the ‘colonized colonizer’

The Sociological Research Foundation’s Early Career Workshop with Prof. Linda Tuhiwai Smith made me think about aspects of work that we, as researchers, rarely touch upon, for example love. ‘Not the toxic territorial’ love – as Prof Tuhiwai Smith pointed out –…