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Islam, Asia, and Modernity: Part 2: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body in Asian Muslim Societies

(? mins) A three-day conference to explore the changing politics, practices, and representations of Islam in Asia; how these changes are studied, documented, taught, and represented in the academy and the media; and how these practices affect politics, society, and culture in Muslim Asia.

Part 2: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body in Asian Muslim Societies - "Purity and the Muslim Body Politic: Women's Mosques, Gate-Keeping and Gender Equality in Central China's Hui Muslim Communities" by Maria Jaschok, "Majlis: A Discourse Analysis of a Shiite Ritual in Pakistan" by Huma Haq, "Gender, Bodies, and Deference: Reproducing Hierarchy in Central Asia" by Marianne Kamp.

Discussant: Chandan Reddy; Chair: K. Siviramakrishnan.