Lecture “The Muslim Ban and Beyond: The Trump Administrationʼs Immigration Policies”

Date / Time / Place

Date/Time:Mon 23 Dec 2010 18:30–20:30
Place:Sankei Plaza Otemachi (1-7-2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0004, Japan)


Lecture “The Muslim Ban and Beyond: The Trump Administrationʼs Immigration Policies”
*with screening “The Ban”


Laila Al-Arian is a Washington DC-based journalist and executive producer for Fault Lines, an award-winning current affairs program on Al Jazeera English. She has produced documentaries on subjects ranging from the Trump administration's Muslim ban to the impact of the heroin epidemic on children and an investigation into factory conditions in Bangladesh. For her work, she has been honored with two News and Documentary Emmys, Peabody Award, Robert F Kennedy Award in journalism, National Headliner Award, and has been nominated for 8 News and Documentary Emmys.
Prior to joining Fault Lines, Laila worked for Al Jazeera English for four years, covering everything from Guantanamo Bay’s youngest detainee to the re-settlement of Iraqi refugees in the U.S. She received a BA in English literature from Georgetown University and an M.S. from Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Salon, The Independent, and other publications, and she is co-author of the book Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians.



Language: English(w/ Japanese translation)
Admission: Free
No Pre-registration is needed.

Organized by

Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) (NIHU Area Studies Project for the the Modern Middle East)

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