Amélie Barras

Amélie Barras is Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Science (Law & Society Program) at York University. She conducts research on the intersection between law, religion and politics. She has published on the politics of secularism in Turkey and France, including Refashioning Secularisms in France and Turkey: The Case of the Headscarf Ban (Routledge, 2014). She is co-investigator for the Producing Islam(s) in Canada Workshop.

Values and violence: Thoughts on Charlie Hebdo

The week after the massacre, Charlie Hebdo’s “All is forgiven" issue featured a cover depicting the prophet Muhammad in tears, holding a…

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