Three public lectures on Islam and civilization, “Muslims in Europe: A Conversation with Bassam Tibi,” “Islam’s Exposure to Modernity” and “The Shari’a-State and the Islamist Shari’atization of Islam.” The three lectures are organized by The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations (ARIC) at The American University in Cairo (AUC).
Bassam Tibi, Bayard Dodge distinguished visiting professor and professor emeritus of international relations, University of Gottingen. Tibi held chairs at University of Gottingen and Cornell University before his retirement in 2009. He is the author of more than 40 books in English and in German, including Political Islam, World Politics, and Europe and Democratic Peace and Euro-Islam versus Global Jihad.
WHERE AND WHEN
“Muslims in Europe: A Conversation with Bassam Tibi,” Sunday, March 20, 2016; 1 - 2 pm; Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall, Room 2175 (Middle East Studies Center Conference Room), AUC New Cairo
“Islam’s Exposure to Modernity,” (Arabic lecture),Thursday, March 24, 2016; 6 pm; Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square
“The Shari’a-State and the Islamist Shari’atization of Islam,” Saturday, March 26, 2016; 5 pm; Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square