Refutations of Racism in the 'Muslim Question'


Friday, February 10, 2012, 2:30pm to 4:00pm


Center for European Studies, Lower Conference Room, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA

The Islam in the West Program is pleased to present

Nasar Meer, PhD
Senior Lecturer in Sociology, University of Northumbria, Newcastle, England

Dr Nasar Meer is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Northumbria. During the second part of 2012-13 he will also be a Visiting Fellow with the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH) at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the relationships between minority identities and citizenship programs, and recent publications include Citizenship, Identity and the Politics of Multiculturalism (Palgrave-2010); European Multiculturalism(s): cultural, ethnic and religious challenges (co-edited with A. Triandafyllidou and T. Modood) (EUP-2011), and Race and Ethnicity (Sage-2012). He is also working on a monograph under contract with Palgrave-Macmillan entitled Despots After Political Death: Case Studies and Developing Legal Frameworks, and editing special issues of Ethnic and Racial Studies (on Antisemitism and Islamophobia), and Ethnicities and Res Publica (on Misrecognition). You can find more about Dr. Meer here:

This event is open to the public; no registration required. 

Contact: Aline Longstaff