Asma Barlas -- Recent International Activities
Contributed by Thomas Shevory
Professor Asma Barlas had an active summer, participating in a variety of scholarly activities.
- She was a visiting fellow at the International Center for Islam and Pluralism (ICIP) in Jakarta, Indonesia, in June.
- The Indonesian translation of her book, Believing Women in Islam, was released during her trip.
- In July, she made a presentation on academic freedom and Islamic feminism at an interfaith conference to which she had been invited, hosted by the Snowstar Institute in Canada.
- In August, she participated in the Oxford Roundtable where she made a presentation on U.S. policies towards Muslims.
- She also gave an informal talk at the invitation of the Muslim Parliament in London on the same subject.