Symposium to Explore Challenges of Religious Pluralism and Conflict Resolution
April 8, 2011
|WHO:||Leading scholars and practitioners from Muslim and Christian faith communities will convene to discuss concrete initiatives they have recently undertaken.|
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University will host a follow-up meeting to its successful conference A Common Word: A Global Agenda for Change, held in October of 2009. Participants will present significant projects taking place on both a local and international scale, demonstrating the breadth and success of outcomes that can emerge as a result of multi-faith cooperation and the key principles outlined in A Common Word.
9 - 9:15 a.m. | Welcome – John L. Esposito, Georgetown University
9:15 - 10:45 a.m. | Panel 1: Madrassa Curriculum Reforms in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Roles of Christian and Muslim NGOs
1:30 - 3 p.m. | Panel 3: How Emerging Muslim American Leaders Understand and are Advancing A Common Word
Tuesday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center, Salons CH
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rachel Pugh at 202-687-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
Rachel M Pugh