AFLSE Washington, DC: Speaker Series - Dr. Shireen Hunter
We are pleased to present the latest installment of the IPE speaker series, Dr. Shireen Hunter.
Topic: "The Muslim World's Civilazational Debate: Implications For Muslim - West Relations"
The International Policy & Economics Lecture Series (IPE) series features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.
Event Date: Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 at 6:30pm
Dr. Shireen T. Hunter
Location: Mortara Center for International Studies located at 1248 36th Street, NW Washington, DC, the corner of 36th and N Streets. The event is being held in the conference room on the main floor (it can been seen as you enter through the main door).
Wednesday, November 26th, 2008 at 6:30pm to last until 8:00pm
A wine and cheese reception will follow the lecture.
Cost: Free for AFLSE Members and Guests of AFLSE Members.
$10 for non-members and other guests.
Advance RSVP is required.
The International Policy & Economics Lecture Series (IPE) features numerous prominent LSE alumni in the Washington, DC area.
For questions, please contact: Pietro DiSciascio firstname.lastname@example.org
About Shireen T. Hunter:
Dr. Hunter is a visiting professor at Georgetown University's Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding. The Center was founded in 1993 by an agreement between the Fondation pour L'Entente entre Chretiens et Musulmans, Geneva and Georgetown University to build stronger bridge of understanding between the Muslim world and the West as well as between Islam and Christianity. The Center's mission is to improve relations between the Muslim world and the West and enhance understanding of Muslims in the West. The geographic scope and coverage of the center includes the breadth of the Muslim world, from North Africa to Southeast Asia, as well as Europe and America. Since its foundation, the Center has become internationally recognized as a leader in the field of Muslim-Christian relations.
At the ACMCU Dr. Hunter directs a project on Reformist Islam funded by the Carnegie Corporation Of New York. She is also a Distinguished Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies where she directed the Islam Program from 1998 to 2005. She is the author of seven books and three monographs and the editor and contributor of seven books and three monographs. She has contributed to more than 35 edited volumes and written forty journal articles.
Her latest publications include, Reformist Voices of Islam: Mediating Islam and Modernity (M.E. Sharpe, forthcoming in June 2008); Islam And Human Rights: Advancing A US--Muslim Dialogue (edt) (CSIS Press, 2005); Modernization, Democracy And Islam (co edt & contributor) (Praeger, 2004); Islam In Russia: The Politics of Identity And Security (M.E .Sharpe, 2004); Islam: Europe's Second Religion (edt) (Prager,2002).
Dr. Hunter received her Ph.D (1983) from the Graduate Institute of International Studies Geneva, Political Science. She obtained her M.Sc (1971) at the London School of Economics and Political Science, in International Relations, and completed her B.A. (1964) at Tehran University, in Law and Political Science.
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