Muslims in France between Integration and Inequality: Views from Abroad

LIEPP's Discriminations and Social Inequalities Seminar, Monday April 27th 2017, 10 am-1 pm
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Muslims in France between Integration and Inequality: Views from Abroad

LIEPP's Discriminations and Social Inequalities Research Group 

is glad to invite you to attend the seminar held on:

Monday, April 24th, 2017

10:00 am - 01:00 pm

(sandwich lunch will be offered)

Important: registration is compulsory to attend the seminar

Please click the following link to register


Presentations : 

Jennifer Fredette (Ohio University)

Constructing Muslims in France: Judicial incertitude, social indignities, and political suspicion

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Jennifer Fredette earned her Ph.D. from the University of Washington, where she obtained a certificate in Socio-Legal Studies. Her areas of interest include constitutional law, comparative law, and sociolegal studies. She is currently conducting research on law and identity in the French Domestic and British Overseas Territories of the Caribbean. 

Fareen Parvez (University of Massachusetts - Amherst)

From Recognition to Antipolitics: an ethnography of Muslims in Lyon

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Fareen Parvez's research looks at the relationship between politics and religion, through the method of comparative ethnography. Her book, Politicizing Islam: the Islamic Revival in France and India (Oxford University Press, 2017), draws on two years of participant observation among Muslim communities in Lyon, France, and Hyderabad, India. 

 Discussion and round table : 

Patrick Simon (Institut national d'études démographiques/INED)

Patrick Simon is a Director of Research at INED. His research focuses on immigration, discrimination, ethnic and racial studies, ethno-racial classification in statistics, social and ethnic division of space. He is also a fellow researcher at the Center for European Studies (CEE, Sciences Po) and lecturer in Political Sociology at Sciences Po. He has published recently Trajectoires et Origines : Enquête sur la diversité des populations en France (Ined, 2015) avec C.Beauchemin et C.Hamel.

Marie-Anne Valfort (Paris School of Economics, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Marie-Anne Valfort is an Associate Professor of Economics at Paris School of Economics and University of Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. Her research focuses on labor economics (the integration of visible and religious minorities into Western labor markets, anti-discrimination public policies), development economics and collective decision making. One of her recent publications is "Why Muslim integration fails in Christian-heritage societies" co-authored with  Claire L. Adida and David D. Laitin.