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The Netherlands Interuniversity School in Islamic Studies (NISIS) and the ASH-ARTES Research group Kazan, Cairo, Córdoba: Muslim Cultures and Societies, will organize a workshop with a team of filmmakers from Paris on the theme of “Muslim minorities”.

Event details of Muslim Minorities
Date 7 October 2022
Time 13:30 -21:00

The workshop starts at 13:30 with a seminar led by Gerard Wiegers, Mònica Colominas Aparicio (RUG) and Gulnaz Sibgatullina about Muslim minorities in historical perspective.

In the afternoon (16:00-17:00), filmmaker Dhia Ben Nasr will discuss his recent documentary about the Hui people in China with a response by Hui researcher Francesca Rosati. Both activities take place at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), in the Belle van Zuylenzaal (UB) at Singel 425. Between 17:30 and 18:45 you are invited to join a dinner (costs are 21 Euros per person for a vegetarian dinner) at Pakhuis de Zwijger, the venue where in the evening, the documentary “Somos Musulmanes” (subtitled in English), about a Muslim community in Mexico, will be screened, starting at 7pm (with a Q&A with Dhia).

Please join us for this exciting and fun program, or for a part of it!


Please register here for (parts of) the event. Keep in mind that a lot of effort goes into organizing such an event. We don’t charge you anything, but we do sincerely hope that if you register, you will show up!