After Charlie Hebdo: French Laicite and Islam: Can the "Republican Model" hold?

  • William and June Warren Hall, Columbia Law School

Panel discussion with Abdennour Bidar, Patrick Simon, and Ethan Katz, moderated by Souleymane Bachir Diagne.

Panelists will discuss the social integration of Muslims in contemporary France and the consequences of the current debates on secularism (laïcité) and the "Republican model" for islamophobia.

This event is sponsored by the Columbia Maison Francaise, Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life, Alliance Program, European Institute, Heyman Center for the Humanities, and the Middle East Institute.