Culture Wars? with Professor William Granara

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    Culture Wars? with Professor William Granara

    • 30 Nov 2016
    • INALCO (Institute National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales), 2 rue de Lille, Paris

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    30/11/2016

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    Culture Wars?
    France & the Arab World: Affaires du foulard
    Exclusive talk with Professor William Granara
    Gordon Gray Professor of Arabic
    Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies
    Director of the Moroccon Studies Program

    Harvard Professor William Granara will discuss cross-cultural conflict between France and the Arab World through the prism of headscarves. Beginning with Fanon's 1952 argument about unveiling in colonel Algeria through the 2004 French school cases to today's burkini bans, Professor Granara will explore how ongoing debates on dress codes continue to challenge French values of liberté and laicité.

    The Centre de Recherche Moyen-Orient Méditerannée of INALCO has generously made their space availalbe for this event.


    PLACE: INALCO (Institute National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales), 2 rue de Lille

    TIME: 17:45 PM - 19:45 PM (the talk will start at 18:15 PM sharp)