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SYDNEY: Symposium - How do we have a conversation about Islam?

  • The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre 78 Flushcombe Road Blacktown, NSW 2148 Australia (map)

The Symposium aims to engage members of the community, scholars, artists and community activists on the problems of defining Islam and the impacts of such definitions on the lives of contemporary Muslims in Australia today.

It is jointly organized by the Religion & Society Research Stream of Macquarie University, the Religion & Society Research Cluster of Western Sydney University, the Muslim Collective and Australian Critical Race and Whiteness Studies Association. The symposium is supported by Blacktown Arts.

The presentations will be critical, creative and compassionate interventions that include talks, readings, performances, screenings followed by discussions.

The presenters all live and work in Australia and include;

  • Safdar Ahmed
  • Kaveh Akbari Arya
  • Oishee Alam
  • Selda Dagistanli
  • Iqbal Barkat
  • Bianca Elmir
  • Siobhan Irving
  • Ruby Hamad
  • Yassir Morsi
  • Joseph Pugliese
  • Khaled Sabsabi
  • Reem Sweid
  • Can Yalcinkaya
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