Islam

Being Muslim in America

Being Muslim in America

February 17, 2017

Professor Leila Ahmed discusses women's oppression, empowering Muslim voices, and the misconceptions the Western world has about Islam.

Ousmane Kane

Kane to Lead Search for First Muslim Chaplain

January 31, 2017

In a letter last weekend to the Harvard community supporting international students and faculty, President Drew Faust unveiled a plan to appoint the first full-time University-wide Muslim chaplain. Under the plan, which was the result of months of discussion, the search for a chaplain will be led by a committee of students, faculty, and staff chaired by Harvard Divinity School Professor Ousmane Kane.

Sana Saeed

Humans of HDS: Faith and Religious Identity

April 26, 2016

HDS student Sana Saeed grew up in England and has lived in the United States, Pakistan, and Japan, where she centered her research on peacebuilding and religious freedom. Sana is passionate about community organizing and working with youth.

Eiffel Tower

Letter From Brussels

March 24, 2016

On March 22, 2016, explosions in the main airport and a metro station in Brussels killed 31 people and left 300 wounded. The Islamic State claimed responsibility. In the aftermath of the attacks, during three days of national mourning in Belgium, there has been a tangible rise of anti-Islam and anti-Muslim sentiment in the country.

Awakening of Muslim Democracy by Jocelyne Cesari

The Role of Islam in ISIS

February 16, 2016

Jocelyne Cesari, Visiting Professor of Religion and Politics, discussed the politicization of Islam by the Islamic State at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies on February 16.

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