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Muslim Politics and U.S. Policies: Prospects for Pluralism and Democracy in the Muslim World

9:00 a.m.-2:15 p.m. Washington, D.C.

Welcome & Project Overview Scaling Up Pluralism and Democracy Download transcript

Political Transitions and Contests Download transcript

  • Bahman Baktiari, University of Maine Democratization and Repression in post-Khomeini Iran
  • Jenny B. White, Boston University The End of Islamism? Turkey’s New Muslim Politics
  • Augustus Richard Norton, Boston University Egypt: Democratic Capital Lost

Scaling Up Political Capital Download transcript

  • Diane Singerman, The American University Women’s Rights and Islam: An Example of Reformist Success in Egypt
  • Dale F. Eickelman, Dartmouth College New Media and Political Reform: Morocco and Beyond
  • Peter Mandaville, George Mason University Transnational Muslim Movements: What Kind of Politics?

Old and New Pluralisms Download transcript

  • Thomas Barfield, Boston University Afghanistan: Islam as a Way of Life vs. Islam as Ideology
  • Muhammad Qasim Zaman, Brown University Madrasas and Reform: Some Lessons from Pakistan
  • Gwenn Okruhlik, Visiting Scholar, University of Texas Muslim Politics and Pluralism in Saudi Arabia

Muslims After 9-11 Download transcript

  • John R. Bowen, Washington University in St. Louis Muslims and the Future of Europe
  • Michael G. Peletz, Colgate University Malaysian Muslim Politics after 9-11
  • Robert W. Hefner, Boston University Muslim Democratization and Anti-Democratic Violence in Indonesia


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