Presentations

Below a list of academic presentations of our researchers in alphabetical order (based on last name). For more presentations also check our previous activities page here.

 

Alloul, Jaafar. Mobilizing Global Skills in Dubai: European Expats Transferring Skills, Converting Capital & Remaking Race through Cross-Border Labor Migration, presentation at ‘The Question of Skills in Cross-Border Labor Mobility’ Conference (Panel: ‘Acquiring Skills 1: Navigating Boundaries and Inequalities’), Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 20 September 2018.

Alloul, Jaafar. ‘There is no friction here’: Racial Stuckedness in Europe & Status Migration to Dubai, presentation at the annual conference of the European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA): ‘Staying, Moving, Settling’ (Panel: ‘The (im)mobility of race: European perspectives’, Anthropology of Race and Ethnicity Network), Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden, 16 August 2018.

Alloul, Jaafar. ‘Leaving Europe’ as a Strategy for Social Mobility: Mapping the ‘Status Migration’ of Second-Generation Maghrebi Minorities from Western Europe to Dubai, presentation at conference of the German Sociological Association (DGS): ‘Once on the Move, Always on the Move? Mobility after Migration’, Zentrum/Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Germany, 31 May-1 June 2018.

Alloul, Jaafar. Dubai as Heterotopia: Liminal Notes on the ‘Status Migration’ of European Maghrebi-Muslim Minority Publics to a ‘Cosmopolitan’ City, presentation at Annual Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conference (Panel: ‘Workers Across Borders: Labor, Migration, and Class’), Washington D.C., USA, 19 November 2017.

Alloul, Jaafar. Between ‘Hijra’ and ‘Expat’: Migratory Perceptions of the UAE among ‘Second Generation’ Maghrebi-Muslims in Europe, presentation at the Annual Gulf Research Meeting (GRM) (Panel: ‘The Arab Gulf in the West: Perceptions and Realities; Opportunities and Perils’), University of Cambridge, UK, 2 August 2017.

Alloul, Jaafar. Muslimness as Race in Europe: Grasping the Contours of Racial Transformation Through a Case Study on Emigration Motives of Second Generation Maghrebi-Muslims, presentation at the International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR) Conference (Annual theme: ‘Religion, Cooperation and Conflict in Diverse Societies’; Panel: ‘Muslims and Race in Europe’), University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 6 July 2017.

Alloul, Jaafar. Redefining Home: Transnational Practices of European Muslims in the United Arab Emirates and Montréal, presentation at Zayed University, Dubai Campus, 17 February 2016.

 

Bavelaar, RahmaMuslim-Coptic Marriage as Lens : Contesting the Intersections of Religion, Nation and Gender on the Egyptian Screen (1952-2000), paper presented at Conference ‘Religious Marriages in the Mediterranean’, University of Malta, March 2018.

Bavelaar, Rahma, Shifra Kisch, Annelies Moors. Visuality and the politics of publicly staging ‘mixed couples’, paper presented at LUCIS Annual Conference ‘Islamic Visualities and In/Visibilities: Reimagining Public Citizenship’, Leiden University, 13-15 December 2017.

Bavelaar, Rahma. ’Transcendant Love’?: Coptic Responses to Representations of Interfaith Romance on the Egyptian Screen (1952 – 2017), paper presented at ‘Religious Minorities Self-Representations: Claims of Difference and Sameness in the Politics of Belonging’, Utrecht University, Netherlands, October 2017.

Bavelaar, Rahma. Framing Mixed Marriages in Egypt, presentation at the ACMES Research Convention ‘Marriage controversies: Public Debates and Lived Experiences’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28 January 2015.

 

De Koning, MartijnThe Complexities of “Talking back”, Muslims ‘talk back’ to the racialization of danger, De Montfort University Law School, Leicester, UK, 18 October 2017.

 

Fioole, Annerienke. Extramarital diversions: Materialities and appearances at stake in a Moroccan conjugal dispute, presentation International workshop ‘The Multiple Materialities of Muslim Marriages’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 13-14 June 2019.

Fioole, Annerienke. Evidently married: shifting understandings of forming conjugal bonds in Morocco, presentation INSRUM (International Network for Scholars Researching Unregistered Marriages) 2nd International Conference ‘Muslim Marriages: Plurality of Norms and Practices in Muslim-Majority Contexts’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 11-12 April 2019.

Fioole, Annerienke. Dating resourcefully: How do class practices figure into people’s engagement with sexual intimacies outside of marriage in Morocco?, presentation at the International VIDI workshop ‘Sexuality and the making of the middle class’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28-29 August 2018.

Fioole, Annerienke. Befitting doubt: Moroccan couples’ establishment of covert intimacies within their core social networks, presentation at WOCMES, ‘Carving out spaces for intimacy: Ethnographies of relationships in North Africa’, Sevilla, Spain, 19 July 2018.

Fioole, Annerienke. Dealing with Inappropriate Intimacies: Resources for handling publicity, discretion and secrecy as a Moroccan couple, presentation at the International Workshop ‘The Means of Love in the Arab World: Pragmatics Beyond Norms and Transgressions’, Centre Jacques-Berque, Rabat, Morocco, 11-12 December 2015.

Fioole, Annerienke. From Parenting to Marriage: Dealing with transgressions in Morocco?, presentation at the ACMES Research Convention, ‘Marriage controversies: Public Debates and Lived Experiences’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28 January 2015.

 

Kisch, Shifra, Rahma Bavelaar and Annelies Moors. The affective politics of publicly staging ‘mixed couples’, presentation at Annual EASA Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 13-17 August 2018.

Kisch, Shifra. Where is religion in marriage conversion? Juridical policy of sharia court in Israel and the case of Rumanian brides & Palestinian Bedouin grooms, presentation at ‘Religious Marriages in the Mediterranean’ Conference, Mediterranean Institute, University of Malta, 20-21 March 2018.

Kisch, Shifra. Mobility on the Margins: Palestinian students in Eastern-Europe, closed-door conference ‘Critical Transnational Perspectives: Flows and Networks in and beyond the Middle East and North Africa,’ Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. Qatar, December 2017.

Kisch, Shifra. Changing markers of mixed marriages, paper presented at International Conference ‘Power, Intimacy and the State: Mixed Families in Europe and Beyond,’ University of Amsterdam, 12-13 June 2017.

Kisch, Shifra. Conversion as a Gift: Bedouin Grooms and Rumenian Brides, presentation at the International Conference Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World, Leiden University, 22 June 2016.

Kisch, Shifra. New marriage preferences among deaf Bedouin women, Gender studies department seminar, Ben-Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel, 10 March 2015.

Kisch, Shifra. Marriage and language: Signing communities among the Naqab Bedouin, Department seminar, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel, 23 March 2015.

Kisch, Shifra. When subalterns become professionals, closed-door workshop on Comparative Settler-Colonialism, Columbia University, NY, USA, 10 April 2015.

 

Kolman, IrisHappily Unmarried in Tunis: cohabitation through the lens of space, presentation at World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES), Sevilla, Spain, 19 July 2018.

 

McBrien, JulieDifficult Research, lecture at the Department of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam, 12 October 2017.

McBrien, Julie. The Tricky Matter of Defining Religion, invited lecture at the Central Asia Program, Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, Elliot School of International Affairs, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA, 27 April 2017.

McBrien, Julie. On Choice in Bride Abduction, invited lecture at the Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies Lecture Series, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 21 March 2017.

McBrien, Julie. Materializing Politics through Marriage, presentation for a joint seminar of the Department of Anthropology and the Gender Studies Department, European University Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 11 May 2016.

McBrien, Julie. Making Sense of Troubled Lives, presentation for the Program Group ‘Globalizing Culture’, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 17 March 2016.

McBrien, Julie. (Im)proper Marriage in Kyrgyzstan, presentation at the Senior Research Symposium ‘Mixing and Matching: Trends in Muslim Marriages’, University of Malta, 26 February 2016.

McBrien, Julie. Conflicting matters of concern – bride abduction and human rights in Kyrgyzstan, paper presented at the Conference ‘Development and Modernization in the (post)Soviet Periphery,’ University of Amsterdam and the Central Asia Program of the George Washington University, Leiden, Netherlands 25-26 September 2015.

McBrien, Julie. Problematic Marriages in Kyrgyzstan, presentation at the American University of Central Asia Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 10 September 2015.

McBrien, Julie. Religious Landscapes and Muslim Marriages in Kyrgyzstan, presentation at the Eurasian National University Astana, Kazakhstan, August 2013.

McBrien, Julie. Dreams and Disillusions of Young Kyrgyz Women, paper presented at Social Science Research Colloquium, Nazarbayev University, Astana, Kazakhstan, August 2013.

 

Moors, AnneliesAnthropologists in the field of Islam: An auto-ethnographic note on ethics, integrity and academic freedom, keynote at the conference on Law, Islam and Anthropology at the Department ‘Law and Anthropology’ of the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle, Germany 9-10 November 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Problematizing “Muslim Marriages”: Ambiguities and Contestations, presentation at conference on The Entanglements of Race, Religion and Secularity, University of Amsterdam, 22-23 October 2018.

Moors, Annelies. The afterlife of “Chatting about marriage with migrants to Syria”, presentation at conference on Jihadi (audio) visualities ‘Meanings, Aesthetics, Appropriations’ Conference, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany, 4-5 October 2018.  Link to program.

Moors, Annelies, Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Converts, Marriage, and the Dutch Nation-state: Contestations about Muslim Women’s Well-being, presentation at the final seminar of Transnational Muslim Marriages: Wellbeing, Law, and Gender, University of Helsinki, Finland, 7 September 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Visualizing sexuality, preaching tolerance, promoting integration: the cultural politics of displaying ‘mixed couples’, presentation at 15th EASA Biennial Conference, Stockholm, Sweden, 14-17 August 2018. Link to program.

Moors, Annelies. Meeting steering committee INSTRUM, 10-11 July 2018.

Moors, Annelies. The Trouble with Transparency, presentation at Annual Meeting Antropologen Beroeps Vereniging, Museum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, Netherlands, 18 May 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Comments on unregistered Muslim marriages, conference of Musawah, London, UK, 12-13 May 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Debating and concluding ‘Muslim migration marriages’: problematizations, ambiguities, and contestations’, keynote at Conference ‘Europe’s New Migrants: Marriage Practices and Policies’, University of Birmingham, UK, 16-17 April 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Problems with the regularization of religious marriages, keynote at the conference ‘Religious Marriages in the Mediterranean’, University of Malta, 20-21 March 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Concluding comments, workshop ‘Marriage, Displacement, and Rights: Vulnerabilities and Aspirations among Syrians in Jordan,’ Amsterdam, Netherlands, 16 March 2018.

Moors, Annelies. Muslim Marriages and Muslim Fashion and Anti-Fashion, presentations Luce Seminar, UC Davis, USA, 1-3 February 2018.

Moors, Annelies. The trouble with transparency, presentation with interventions. Organised by Annelies Moors (UvA), with Peter Geschiere (UvA) and Amade M’charek (UvA). Department of Anthropology, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 January 2018. Link to event.

Moors, Annelies. The trouble with (celebrating) transparency: what harm does it do?, presentation at the International Symposium ‘Debating Ethics and Integrity: Anthropological Dilemmas’, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 24 January 2018.

Moors, Annelies. The unequal distribution of vulnerability, round table presentation ‘From the refugee crisis to the Muslim ban. Vulnerability and anthropology in precarious and neo-liberal times’, AAA Annual Conference, Washington DC, USA, 1 December 2017.

Moors, Annelies. Recognition versus redistribution, presentation at International Conference ‘Getting respect in the Netherlands: Between identity and redistribution’, AISSR, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, 14 November 2017.

Moors, Annelies. Muhajirat shaam: Wat vertellen hun huwelijken ons?, presentation Kwakiutl ‘Jihadisme vs uitreizigers naar Syrie’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 11 October 2017.

Moors, Annelies. The shifting grounds of “diversity politics”: a note on bias, transparency, positionality and surveillance, thinkpiece Seminar ‘What Is The Matter With Diversity’, University of Amsterdam, 9-10 May 2017.

Moors, Annelies. Comments on ‘Connoisseurial arbitrage: Classifying and valuing milled Ottoman coins in the twenty-first century trade for old gold’ (Samuel Williams), Musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac, Paris, France, 3 May 2017.

Moors, Annelies, Koning, Martijn de, Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Concluding a Muslim Marriage in the Netherlands. Controversy, Criminalisation and Contestations, presentation Conference ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages’, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 24-25 April 2017.

Moors, Annelies. Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations, keynote Conference ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages’, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 24 April 2017.

Moors, Annelies. ‘Marriage payments’ revisited, presentation, Al-Najaah National University, Nablus, Palestine, 5 April 2017.

Moors, Annelies. Moslims en Islamstudies onder vuur, presentation Amsterdam Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES) Discussion Room, 9 February 2017.

Moors, Annelies, Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Converts, marriage, and the Dutch nation-state: Contestations about gendered well-being, paper presented Workshop ‘Wellbeing of Transnational Muslim Families: Marriage, Law and Gender’, Academic of Finland and CIMEL, SOAS, London, UK, 29 November 2016.

Moors, Annelies. Interfaith Relations, Love, and Marriage: A note on Concepts, keynote International Conference ‘Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World’, Leiden University, Netherlands, 22 June 2016.

Moors, Annelies. Problematizing “Islamic Marriages” in the Netherlands, presentation Senior Research Symposium ‘Mixing and Matching: Trends in Muslim Marriages’, University of Malta, 26 February 2016.

Moors, Annelies. “Islamic marriages” and secular rule: religion, sexuality and the public/private divide, international guest lecture Institute for Social Anthropology (ISA) and Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria, 26 February 2015.

Moors, Annelies. Islamic Marriages in the Netherlands: Beyond the Radicalisation Frame, presentation Amsterdam Center for Middle Eastern Studies (ACMES) Research Convention ‘Marriage controversies: Public Debates and Lived Experiences’, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 28 January 2015.

Moors, Annelies. Concluding Transnational Muslim Marriages: Concepts, Debates and Practices, presentation workshop ‘Transnational Muslim Marriages and Family Lives: Norms, Laws, and Wellbeing’, City University, London, UK, 9-10 November 2014.

 

Nisa, EvaIn the Name of Humanity: Registering Unregistered Marriages of Indonesian Migrant Workers in Malaysia, presentation Conference ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations’, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, 24-25 April 2017.

Nisa, Eva. The Shari’a Compliancy Craze: Changes in Matchmaking Trends among Malaysian Muslims, presentation University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 19 August 2016.

Nisa, Eva. The Bureaucratisation of Muslim Marriage in Indonesia, presentation EuroSEAS Conference, University of Vienna, Austria, 10-14 August 2015.

 

Sadegh, IbtisamThe Mestizos of Ceuta: Marriage, Mixing and Blending of Ethnoreligious Boundaries, European Association of Social Anthropologist (EASA), University of Stockholm, 14-17 August 2018.

Sadegh, Ibtisam. Interfaith Marriages in Ceuta, presentation Conference ‘Multiculturalism, Integration, and Conflict’, Campus Universitario de Ceuta, University of Malta, 20-21 September 2018.

Sadegh, Ibtisam. Problematizing Interfaith Marriages in Ceuta, presentation Conference ‘Religious Marriages in the Mediterranean’, University of Malta, 20-21 March 2018.

Sadegh, Ibtisam. Can Third Country Nationals Access their Universal Right to Marry in Malta?, presentation Workshop ‘Europe, Fundamental Rights and Private Law in Malta,’ at conference ‘European Dimensions of Individual Economic Status’, University of Malta, 3 July 2017.

Sadegh, Ibtisam and Zammit, David. Legitimizing Maltese Muslim Marriages, presentation Conference ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations’, Leicester, UK, 25 April 2017.

Sadegh, Ibtisam. Concluding Interfaith-Muslim Marriages in Ceuta, presentation International Conference ‘Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World’, Leiden University, the Netherlands, 22 June 2016.

Sadegh, Ibtisam. Concluding Interfaith-Muslim Marriages in Ceuta, presentation Senior Research Symposium ‘Mixing and Matching: Trends in Muslim Marriages’, University of Malta, 26 February 2016.

Sadegh, Ibtisam. Marriage Law, Marriage Stories: Muslims in Malta, presentation ACMES Research Convention, ‘Marriage controversies: Public Debates and Lived Experiences’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 28 January 2015.

 

Unal, ArzuDisengaging Marriage from Motherhood: an ethnographic perspective on midlife single women and single mothers in Turkey, presentation Sabancı University, Turkey, 15 May 2018.

Unal, Arzu. Narratives of Adoptive Single Mothers in Turkey, presentation Boğaziçi University, Turkey, 17 November 2017.

 

Vroon-Najem, Vanessa, Moors, Annelies. Paper presentation “Doing Hijra/Coming Back: Transnational Mobility Among Converts to Islam in the Netherlands at the conference” and screening video portrait from the exhibition ‘Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts’. Conference “Leaving Europe, Alternative Routes of Out/Upward Mobility”, Leuven, Belgium, 13-14 September 2018.

Vroon-Najem, Vanessa, Moors, Annelies. Screening documentary ‘Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts’. Final seminar of the multidisciplinary research project “Transnational Muslim Marriages: Wellbeing, Law, and Gender”, University of Helsinki, Finland, 7 September 2018.

Vroon-Najem, Wilgenburg, Wendy van, Moors, Annelies. Public Displays of Intimate Choices: Filming Conversations about Finding a Partner and Getting Married with Converts to Islam in the Netherlands & screening two video-portraits from the exhibition ‘Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts’. Conference ‘Islamic Visualities and (In)Visualities: Reimagining Public Citizenship?’, Leiden University, 13 December 2017.

Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Presentation ”Hoofddoeken en Mannenjurken” & preview video fragments from exhibition/documentary ‘Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts’. Symposium ‘New Fashion Narratives’, Amsterdam Museum, the Netherlands, 1 September 2017.

Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Presentation ‘Conversion to Islam: Marriage and mobility’ & screening video portrait from visual project ‘Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts’, LOVA Conference ‘Ethnographies of Gender & Mobility’, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 7 July 2017.

Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Pious Sociality and Ethical Communality in the Context of Conversion to Islam, presentation Conference ‘Investigating conversions to Islam: Which approaches in social sciences?’, Sciences Po, Paris, France, 15-16 February 2016.

Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Conversion to Islam: What does marriage have to do with it?, presentation ACMES Research Convention ‘Marriage controversies: Public Debates and Lived Experiences’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 28 January 2015.

 

Zbeidy, DinaMarriage and displacement in Jordan: Practices and discourses among refugees and development organizations, presentation ERC MusMar Workshop ‘Politics and/of “Muslim Marriages”‘, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2 July 2019.

Zbeidy, Dina. Displacement, aspirations, and marriages among Syrians in Jordan, presentation British Academy Conference ‘Child Marriage in Forced Migration’, London, UK, 16 May 2019.

Zbeidy, Dina. Narratives of Vulnerability: The Approach of International Organizations to “Early Marriages” among Refugees in Jordan, presentation at the ACMES Research Convention ‘Multiple Encounters: Europe in the Middle East / the Middle East in Europe,’ Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 17 December 2018.

Zbeidy, Dina. Human rights organizations and refugee communities in Jordan, guest lecture Amsterdam University College, the Netherlands, 6 November 2018.

Zbeidy, Dina. Remaking home: Marriage and family among Syrians in Jordan, presentation WOCMES, Seville, Spain, 19 July 2018.

Zbeidy, Dina. Displacement and Marriage: Experiences and Perspectives of Syrians and Palestinians in Jordan, presentation WOCMES, Seville, Spain, 18 July 2018.

Zbeidy, Dina. Marriage, Displacement, and Rights: Vulnerabilities and Aspirations among Syrians in Jordan, presentation Symposium ‘Navigating Displacement and Humanitarian Responses’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 16 March 2018.

Zbeidy, Dina. Marriage Practices and Discourses among Palestinians in Jordan: Legalities, Space, and Senses of Belonging, presentation AAA Conference, Washington DC, USA, 1 December 2017.

Zbeidy, Dina. Making a New Home: Marriage as Aspiration among Syrian Refugees in Jordan, presentation PACSA Conference ‘The Making of Peace, Conflict and Security: Dynamics of Inclusion and Exclusion’, 28 August 2017.

Zbeidy, Dina. Marriages among Syrians Refugees in Jordan: between Discourses of Oppression and Aspiration, presentation John Hopkins Graduate Conference ‘Enacting Aspiration’, Baltimore, USA, 30 April 2017 (online presentation).

Zbeidy, Dina. Problematizing Marriage Registration in Jordan: Identities, Legalities, and Customs, presentation Conference ‘Unregistered Muslim Marriages: Regulations and Contestations’, Leicester, UK, 25 April 2017.

Zbeidy, Dina. Love, Age, Magic and Mothers: Civil Society and Refugees in Jordan Talk about Marriage, presentation Second Mada al-Carmel Conference for PhD students, Nazareth, Israel, 15 April 2016.

Zbeidy, Dina. Marriage Controversies in Beirut: A Preliminary Note on Categorization, presentation ACMES Research Convention ‘Marriage controversies: Public Debates and Lived Experiences’, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 28 January 2015.

 

Exhibition and Documentary ‘Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts’ 

by Vanessa Vroon-Najem, and Wendy van Wilgenburg, 2017
(in collaboration with Imagine IC and AFK)

15-16 March 2019. Screening at Different Worlds? Ethnography, Religion and Traveling Critique Between Europe and the MENA for attendants and general public, followed by a discussion. Dutch-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC), Egypt.

16 November 2018. Premiere documentary Trouwen voor Allah – persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen (Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts) with panel of contributors to the documentary and Q&A with the public. Public Library Amsterdam (OBA),

September 2018. Contribution to exhibition Dream Weddings. Museum for European Cultures, Berlin, Germany.

7 September 2018. Screening at the final seminar of the multidisciplinary research project Transnational Muslim Marriages: Wellbeing, Law, and Gender discussants from the University of Helsinki and discussion with attendants. University of Helsinki, Finland.
(documentary has been made part of the course Islamic family law in Europe and Navigating transnational Muslim family lives at the University of Helsinki, students watched the documentary and wrote reflection papers as assignment).

16-20 July 2018. Presentation and screening of documentary. World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES), Sevilla, Spain.

28 June 2018. Screening excerpts from exhibition and documentary in context of Human Rights Dialogue, with discussion with Amnesty volunteers/members & general public. Amnesty International Headquarters, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

29 March 2018. Screening of documentary during Anthro Screening Room, with reflection from discussant and Q&A with attendants. University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

12-13 March 2018. Screening of documentary at MUSMAR Work-in-progress Meeting. University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

21 January 2018. Screening in cooperation with the anti-discrimination agency Zaanstreek, with panel of contributors and Q&A with the public. Filmtheather de Fabriek, Zaandam, Netherlands.

3 January 2018. Screening at Annual mother-daughter event of Muslim women organization ‘Zusters voor Zusters’, with panel with a mother and daughter featuring in the documentary and Q&A with attending mothers and daughters. Amsterdam, Netherlands.

9 November 2017. Opening exhibition Trouwen voor Allah – persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen. Public Library Amsterdam (OBA), Netherlands.
Exhibition on display for the general public at: OBA Bijlmerplein (09 November 2017 – 09 January 2018), OBA Javaplein (10 January – 01 March 2018). OBA Slotermeer (02 March – 30 April 2018), OBA Banne (01 May – 30 June 2018).

4 November 2017. Vroon-Najem, Vanessa and Wendy van Wilgenburg. Sneak Preview Documentary Trouwen voor Allah – persoonlijke verhalen van bekeerlingen (Marrying Before Allah – Personal Stories of Converts) with discussion with general public. Amsterdam Museum Night 2017, Netherlands.

10 October 2017. Vroon-Najem, Vanessa. Meeting  #2 Trouwen voor Allah. Imagine IC, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

24 January 2017. Wilgenburg, Wendy van and Annelies Moors. Meeting #1 Moslim worden – moslim zijn in Amsterdam Zuidoost. Imagine IC, Amsterdam, Netherlands.