Shemeem Burney Abbas


Professor Abbas discusses her book Pakistan's Blasphemy Laws: From Islamic Empires to the Taliban with SUNY Purchase Professor Nina Pelikan Straus.

Professor Abbas was a guest on WNYC Radio's "The Brian Lehrer Show" in November 2013. Listen.

Professor Abbas was featured on the Scholar Rescue Fund website, on the occasion of the Fund's tenth anniversary. Read more.

In 2006, the New York Times published an article featuring Professor Abbas. A pdf of the article can be found here.

Professor Abbas speaks about the woman's voice in Sufi music in this video clip.

Here is the same clip, with Professor Abbas's voice recorded in English.

Professor Abbas appears in "Courage to Think," sponsored by Scholars At Risk.