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Georgetown Hosts Panel on American-Muslim Community Post 9/11

WHO:
  • John Esposito, professor and founding director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) at Georgetown University;
  • David Cole, professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and volunteer attorney for the Center for Constitutional Rights;
  • Linda Moreno, defense attorney and expert on anti-Muslim bias in American jury trials;
  • Arsalan Iftikhar, international human rights attorney, global media commentator and founding managing editor of The Crescent Post; and
  • Karen Armstrong, award winning author and commentator on comparative religion.
The panel discussion will be moderated by John Voll, professor of Islamic history and associate director of Georgetown's ACMCU.
WHAT:
The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University is hosting a series of moderated discussions on the tenth anniversary of 9/11.
 
The program, titled "Religion and the America-Muslim Community Post-9/11," seeks to explore how the American and European response to the attacks of 9/11 has affected the American-Muslim community, American perceptions of Islam and Muslim freedoms and civil liberties. The keynote address, "Religion After 9/11" will be provided by award winning author and commentator on comparative religion, Karen Armstrong.
WHEN: Thursday, September 8 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
WHERE:
Fisher Colloquium
Rafik B. Hariri Building
Georgetown University
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
SPONSORS:
Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
COVERAGE: Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or rwm33@georgetown.edu. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.
CONTACT:
Rob Mathis
202-687-4328
rwm33@georgetown.edu

 

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