We are pleased to announce that “Islamophobia in the U.S. and Europe: Policy Implications” panel discussion will be held in Washington, DC. The panel will be hosted by SETA Foundation at Washington DC on Thursday, May 19 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm.

Ahmet Selim Tekelioğlu, a research fellow with the SETA Foundation at Washington DC will moderate the panel. The panelists include Assist. Prof. Enes Bayraklı from Turkish-German University, who is also the co-editor of the European Islamophobia Report 2015 and Director of European Studies at SETA Foundation, Istanbul. The panel will continue with the second speaker, Dr. Farid Hafez from Salzburg University who is the co-editor of European Islamophobia Report 2015 and an author of the Austria Islamophobia Report.  Dalia Mogahed, Director of Research at Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), and Corey Saylor,  Director of Department to Monitor and Combat Islamophobia at Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), will address the resurgent tide of Islamophobia and its political implications in the United States

The aim of the ‘European Islamophobia Report’ (EIR) is to document and analyze trends in the spread of Islamophobia in various European nation states. The European Islamophobia Report (EIR) is published annualy, which is presented for the first time this year. The EIR currently comprises 25 national reports focusing on domestic developments and the Islamophobic tendencies in each respective country. The current report features the work of 37 extraordinary scholars.

The panel will comparatively analyze the state of Islamophobia, xenophobia and racism in Europe and the United States. The discussion will particularly focus on policy implications of the recent tide of Islamophobia across both sides of the Atlantic, taking into account ramificiations of the Syrian refugee crisis, ISIS-led terrorist attacks, and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.

The participation is open and free to all.

To register, please click  http://setadc.org/events/islamophobia/

Please contact Sonia Khattak, skhattak@setadc.org / +1 202 223 9885 for any questions.