Georgetown Hosts 'Common Word' Conference on Interreligious Understanding
The conference brings together activists from post Arab Spring countries as well as religious scholars, community leaders, and academics.
The plenary session will feature four key religious figures from around the world:
The program will explore the challenge of religious pluralism and intercommunal conflicts in Christian-Muslim relations today in post Arab Spring governments in Egypt and Tunisia as well as in Nigeria and Malaysia, and their impact on religious freedom, civil liberties and security, equality of citizenship and gender relations.
As the official representative of A Common Word in North America, ACMCU is hosting this conference on the fifth anniversary of the historic Common Word initiative, one of the largest Muslim interfaith efforts toward Christians to date.
|WHEN:||Wednesday, October 31 from 9 a.m. until 4:45 p.m.|
|WHERE:||Lohrfink Auditorium - Rafik B. Hariri Building
37th & O Street, NW
Washington, DC 20057
The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
Office of the President
|COVERAGE:||Media interested in attending must RSVP to Rob Mathis at 202-687-4328 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Press will need to present valid credentials on campus.|