february, 2019

201905feb12:30 pm2:00 pmResearch Workshop: Secularism in a Muslim Context: The Case of Iran under the Islamic Republic—Dr. Abdie Kazemipur (Univ of Calgary)12:30 pm - 2:00 pm Institute of Islamic Studies, 170 St. George Street, Jackman Humanities Bldg, Suite 530, Seminar Room, Toronto Event Organized By: Institute of Islamic Studies

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Dr. Abdie Kazemipur is professor of sociology and the Chair of Ethnic Studies. He previously served as Stephen Jarislowsly Chair in Culture Change and Immigration at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and has been the founding director of two research data centres at the University of Lethbridge and Memorial University. His research is in two distinct areas: the socio-economic experiences of immigrants in Canada, and the socio-cultural developments in the Middle East, on which he has published eight books. His book, The Muslim Question in Canada: A Story of Segmented Integration (UBC Press, 2014), received the 2015 John Porter Excellence Award from Canadian Sociological Association. He is currently working on a new book, titled Sacred as Secular: Secularization under Theocracy in Iran.  This talk will draw upon his ongoing research for this project.

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(Tuesday) 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Institute of Islamic Studies

170 St. George Street, Jackman Humanities Bldg, Suite 530, Seminar Room, Toronto

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