Farid Hafez

Political Scientist, Visiting Professor of International Studies at Williams College, Senior Fellow at Bridge Initiative/Georgetown University

Anti-Muslim Talk in the Era of Coronavirus

The global coronavirus pandemic theoretically gives human kind, and especially those in positions of responsibility, a chance to rethink life. Rethink what is important and what is less important. And it forces each and every one of the human family to focus on those things that are of value to us. But some Islamophobes proof […]

Unwanted Identities: The ‘Religion Line’ and Global Islamophobia

The article discusses why Islamophobia constitutes a major racist discourse today and illustrates how we can make sense of this global relevance of Islamophobia. The author explains the centrality of the ‘religion line’ in the current global world system by drawing on the post-Cold War era. Through a decolonial reading of Islamophobia, three empirical cases are chosen […]