This talk will explore the social and political history of Muslims in postwar Europe. It will analyze key debates and controversies, including how Muslim immigrants have focused attention on questions of citizenship and belonging, the division between secular and religious life, and the shape and extent of cultural and women’s rights.
The lecture is free, but registration is required.
Light refreshments will be served. Parking is free in the Renison lot.
About the Speaker
Aitana Guia is a sessional assistant professor of modern European history at York University. Dr. Guia specializes on nationalism, minorities, and immigration in Europe. Her second monograph, The Muslim Struggle for Civil Rights in Spain: Promoting Democracy through Migrant Engagement, 1975-2010 has just been published by Sussex Academic Press.