05 March, 2006

Christian-Muslim Relations: The Challenge of Religious Pluralism

American University of Sharjah:

Title: Lecture by Dr. John Esposito: "Christian-Muslim Relations: The Challenge of Religious Pluralism"
Date: March 5, 2006
Time: 4:00 pm
Location: Lecture Hall A, Main Building [American University of Sharjah]

Description:
John L. Esposito is University Professor and Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic studies at Georgetown University. He is the founding director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown. At the College of the Holy Cross, he was Loyola Professor of Middle East Studies, chair of the Department of Religious Studies, and director of the Center for International Studies. A consultant to the US Department of State as to well as corporations, universities and the media worldwide, Esposito specializes in Islam, political Islam and the impact of Islamic movements from North Africa to Southeast Asia. He has served as president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and the American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies and vice chair of the Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy. He is currently a member of the World Economic Forum's Council of 100 Leaders and president of the Executive Scientific Committee for La Maison de la Mediterranee's 2005-2010 project, "The Mediterranean, Europe and Islam: Actors in Dialogue." Esposito is a recipient of the American Academy of Religion's 2005 Martin E. Marty Award for the Public Understanding of Religion and of Pakistan's Quaid-i-Azzam Award for Outstanding Contributions in Islamic Studies. In 2003, he received the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service Award for Outstanding Teaching. He has authored numerous books and other publications.

Free admission.
Map to American University of Sharjah.

1 comment:

farrukh: copywriter & journalist said...

Thanks for the link John.

How will the people from the labour class (9.00 am - 6.30 pm) attend this - I'll have to sneak out my office.

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