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Islamophobia Conference -- Virtual Internment: Islamophobia, Surveillance, and Unequal Citizenship

Friday, April 19th 2019 to Sunday, April 21st 2019
Boalt School of Law, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720


10th Annual International Islamophobia Conference

April 15th – 21, 2019 Berkeley Law School, UC Berkeley

Presented By:

  • Islamophobia Research and Documentation Project, University of California, Berkeley
  • Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies
  • University of Leeds, UK
  • Islamophobia Studies Journal
  • ReOrient
  • GTU’s Center for Islamic Studies
  • Haas Institute for Fair and Inclusive Society


Monday, April 15th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM | 1 Hearst Annex Building, UC Berkeley

“A Decade On: Revisiting the Five ‘Media Pillars’ of Islam”

Munir Jiwa

Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley


Tuesday, April 16th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM | 140 Boalt Law School

“Virtual Internment Islamophobia”

Hatem Bazian

University of California, Berkeley

“Epistemic Surveillance & Academic Walls”

Ramon Grosfoguel

University of California, Berkeley


Wednesday, April 17th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM 1 Hearst Annex Building, UC Berkeley

“Torture, Terror and Truth”

Mattias Gardell

Uppsala University, Sweden


Thursday, April 18th, 5:00 – 6:30 PM Ethnic Studies Library, UC Berkeley

“Leading While Muslim: The Experiences of American Muslim Principals after 9/11”

Debbie Almontaser

CEO, Bridging Cultures Group Inc.

“Islamophobia & Security Industrial Complex”

Jasmin Zine

Wilfrid Laurier University

“The Geopolitics of Islamophobia”

Salman Sayyid

University of Leeds


Friday, Saturday & Sunday

April 19th – 21st, 5:00 – 6:30 PM Boalt Law School, UC Berkeley