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2013 Ridington Lecture: Islam and Contemporary Challenges

Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:30pm

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2013 Ridington Lecture: Islam and Contemporary ChallengesDr. Muqtedar Khan, Associate Professor, Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware

Dr. Khan, noted author and commentator, will examine the key challenges faced by Islam in the contemporary global arena: The Arab Spring and the challenge of democratization, Islam in the West and the New-Islamophobia, the status of women, and religious pluralism. He will discuss the efforts of many Islamic reformers to address these issues from within the Islamic tradition.

The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Political Science Department, 410-8577-2410.

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