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Conference Programme Tuesday

09:00 – 09:30


09:30 – 11:00

Panel 4 “Women from Muslim Communities in Europe: With or Against the State”
(Chair: Faeeza Vaid)

  • Sara Silvestri (Senior Lecturer in Religion and International Politics, City University, London)
    Title: “From categories to human beings: Muslim women in the variable geometry of Europe”
  • Katherine Brown (Kings College London)
    Title: “Muslim women and proscribed political violence”
  • Dr Laura McDonald (Lecturer in Sociology, University of Birmingham)
    Title: “Engaging with security: challenges for activist Muslim women in the UK”

11:00 – 11:15

Coffee Break

11:15 – 12:45

Panel 5 “Women from Muslim Communities and Politics” 
(Chair: Katherine Brown)

  • Daniele Joly (Professor in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick)
    Title: “Muslim women: theatres of action”
  • Khursheed Wadia (Senior Research Fellow, University of Warwick)
    Title: “Women from Muslim communities in Britain and France: political participation and issues”
  • Giulia Fabbiano (Associate Research Fellow, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris) and Alexandra Poli (Research Fellow, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris)
    Title: “Who are ‘Muslim women’ in France? Deconstructing the implicit evidence of a category”

    12:45 – 14:00

    Lunch Break

    14:00 – 15:30

    Round-Table Session 1: Issues of Concern to Women from Muslim Communities (Chair: Khursheed Wadia)

    15:30 – 16:00

    Tea Break

    16:00 – 17:00

    Round-Table Session 2: Engagement and Mobilisation Strategies and Shaping Public Agendas (Daniele Joly)


    End of conference