Past Events – Jewish-Muslim Research Network

Past Events


November 15, 2022: Faith and Feminism: Changing Roles of Women in American Judaism and Malaysian Islam

October 25, 2022: Jews of Algeria in Light of Modern Studies: Major Trends and New Horizons

April 10, 2023: Queering Identity: A Conversation with 2Fik


June 16, 2022: Queer Jewish-Muslim Studies Workshop

March 31, 2022: Religion and Critical Theory: Muhammad Iqbal and Walter Benjamin

December 9, 2021: Queer Jews and Muslims: A Roundtable on Race, Religion, Gender and Sexuality

November 8, 2021: “I Know Who Caused COVID-19″: Pandemics and Xenophobia


May 27, 2021: Sectarianization in Southeast Asia and Beyond

May 14, 2021: Writing the Black Decade: Conflict and Criticism in Francophone Algerian Literature

May 5, 2021: Book Launch & Conversation: The Arab and Jewish Questions: Geographies of Engagement in Palestine and Beyond

April 21, 2021: Defining Antisemitism and Islamophobia: Lessons from UK Universities

April 12, 2021: Islam, Judaism, and Decoloniality with Santiago Slabodsky and Sanober Umar

March 25, 2021: Trauma and Memory: Thinking from Somali Diasporic Contexts

March 17, 2021: “Mourners are the Soundtrack of Life”: Mourning, Time, and Aesthetic Geographies of the South in a Mizrahi Singer’s Antibiography

March 2, 2021: Book Launch & Conversation: The Feeling of History: Islam, Romanticism, and Andalusia

February 22, 2021: After After Jews and Arabs: Ammiel Alcalay in conversation with Gil Anidjar

January 25, 2021: Affective trouble: a Jewish/Palestinian heterosexual wedding threatening the Israeli nation-state?

December 2, 2020: The Converso’s Return: Conversion and Sephardi History in Contemporary Literature and Culture

November 25, 2020: Jewish-Muslim Interactions: Performing Cultures between North Africa and France

November 5, 2020: Theories and Contexts of Jewish-Muslim Relations

October 21, 2020: Why Race Still Matters

September 17, 2020The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians


July 30, 2020: Virtual Activism: Sexuality, the Internet, and a Social Movement in Singapore

June 18, 2020: Race, Religion, and Secularism

February 12, 2020JMRN/CJS Panel and Plenary 2020: Jewish Studies and Jewish Identities in Comparative Perspective

February 12, 2020: A French Jewish-Muslim Panorama: Initiatives, Euphemisms and Elisions…

February 11, 2020: “The Shīʿa are the Jews of Our Umma”: Rethinking Alterity in Medieval Islam

December 12, 2019JMRN Symposium 2019: Gender and Sexuality in/around Judaism and Islam

December 11, 2019: Islam and the Diversity of Gender and Sexuality

October 14, 2019: Subcontracting Guilt: Holocaust Memory, Culture and Immigrant Integration in Germany

September 18, 2019: Breaking the Mnemonic Silence: Novelistic and Cinematographic Returns of Jewish-Muslim Intimacy in Morocco

lsa logoum logoU-M Privacy StatementAccessibility at U-M