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Vooraankondiging: Actiedag tegen Islamofobie en tegen Xenofobie tegen vluchtelingen

21 september is de Europese Actiedag tegen islamofobie en tegen xenofobie gericht tegen vluchtelingen. In kader hiervan zullen Emcemo, het Collectief Tegen Islamofobie en Discriminatie (CTID) en het onderzoeksprogramma Forces that bind and/or divide van de afdeling antropologie van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, een symposium organiseren over het tegengaan van islamofobie in Nederland.

Deze bijeenkomst zal plaatsvinden op zaterdag 23 september in Amsterdam.

We zullen met politici, beleidsmakers, wetenschappers, activisten en anderen in gesprek gaan over diverse dimensies van islamofobie, over de overlap en interactie met bijvoorbeeld seksisme, secularisme, homofobie en anti-zwart racisme.

Houdt deze pagina in de gaten en/of meldt u zich aan via onze contactpagina ovv ’23 september’.

Bijeenkomst 10 april ‘Doe Normaal’ – Over de normalisering van islamofobie

‘Doe Normaal’ – Over de normalisering van islamofobie

10 april 2017
16.00 – 18.00 uur Universiteit van Amsterdam
Op maandag 10 april van 16:00 uur tot 18:00 organiseert de UvA, afdeling antropologie, in samenwerking met het Collectief Tegen Islamofobie en Discriminatie (CTID) een bijeenkomst over islamofobie.
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IMES Report Series – Resistance from Activist Da’Wa Networks in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany

In this IMES Series Report the sort of activism employed in networks like Sharia4Belgium and Sharia4Holland is analysed. The authors address how the activism of such networks interact with practices of the government and media during the period 2009-2013.

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Cultural Anthropology: Activism

The Journal Cultural Anthropology has an interesting series Field Notes on Activism. Paula Serafini writes:

Field Notes on Activism — Cultural Anthropology

reflect on what activism is, how it is experienced, and how it functions as a force for social and political change. This series of four posts looks at generating a discussion on activism as a practice, but also activism as a subject of study. By drawing from contributors’ experiences and diverse areas of expertise, this series will hopefully not only amount to a stimulating academic debate, but also contribute to a wider discussion on the role of activism in society.

As usual the series contains four posts: provocation – translation – deviation – integration. Continue reading Cultural Anthropology: Activism

Jasmijn Rana – Sports: Provocation Feminizing Fighting Sports?

On the blog of Cultural Anthropology a really great post by our colleague Jasman Rana: Sports: Provocation – Feminizing Fighting Sports? She participated in Thai-/kickboxing sessions with young Moroccan-Dutch girls: Continue reading Jasmijn Rana – Sports: Provocation Feminizing Fighting Sports?

WAWGTDAI? – Introduction to Act?

Welcome on this new blog. It is part of the Religionresearch.org site.

WAWGTDAI? is short for What Are We Going To Do About It? A question some people ask when they see, experience, hear things that are at odds with how they think a situation should be. So what to do then? And if to act, how to act? What would be most effective? What would be appropriate according to one’s own moral reasonings and how do people anticipate reactions from others? Continue reading WAWGTDAI? – Introduction to Act?