Asma T. Uddin on “When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight for Religious Freedom”

  • Monday, October 28, 2019 • 7:00 pm
  • Emerson Auditorium, Knight Hall

Asma T. Uddin, Senior Scholar, Religious Freedom Center at the Freedom Forum Institute in Washington, DC, presents “When Islam Is Not a Religion: Inside America’s Fight for Religious Freedom.”

Asma T. Uddin is a fellow with the Initiative on Security and Religious Freedom at the UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations. She is also a Berkley Center research fellow. Uddin previously served as counsel with Becket, a non-profit law firm specializing in U.S. and international religious freedom cases, and director of strategy for the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom, a non-profit engaged in religious liberty in Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts. She is widely published by law reviews, university presses, and national and international newspapers. She is also an expert advisor on religious liberty to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations. In addition to her expertise in religious liberty, Uddin writes and speaks on gender and Islam, and she is the founding editor-in-chief of She graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a staff editor at the University of Chicago Law Review.

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This event is sponsored by the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.

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