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Upcoming Events

October 23, 2014

Islam, Gender, and Democracy

Since the Arab Awakening, the question of women's rights has become, in the view of Western commentators, the litmus test for Muslim societies in the age of democracy and liberalism. The issue is often framed as the opposition between liberal advocates of secular democracy and religious opponents of women's full equality.

November 13, 2014

Love and Forgiveness in Governance

Love and forgiveness are universal values that seem to transcend race, culture, and nationality, making them a central part of what makes us human. Despite this fact, limited research exists on the role of love and forgiveness—and its practical application—in governance structures.

This conference will explore the role that the values of love and forgiveness can play in governance. ...

November 17, 2014

In the City of Gold and Silver: Book Talk with Kenize Mourad

Please RSVP here.

Kenize Mourad recounted the end of the Ottoman Empire through the lens of 
Princess Selma, her mother and the granddaughter of Sultan Mourad V, with her novel Regards from the Dead Princess (Little, Brown) in the late 1980s. Her new book,&n...

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