Muslims in the West on Terrorism and Al-Qaeda

>Date: 13 Oct 2003 17:17:07 EDT

>From: Al-Nur

>Reply-To: Muslim.Students.Association@dartmouth.edu

>Subject: Terrorism and Al-Qaeda: What Muslims in the West Think About Them

>To: (Recipient list suppressed)

Terrorism and Al-Qaeda: What Muslims in the West Think About Them

A talk by Dr. Tariq Ramadan, Professor of philosophy and Islamic studies at the Universities of Fribourg and Geneva, Switzerland. (see below for bio)

5 pm, Monday October 13th, 2003

105 Dartmouth Hall

Sponsored by: Al-Nur Muslim Student Association

Co-Sponsored by the Tucker Foundation and the Dickey Center for International Understanding

Dinner at 6:30 in Morrison Commons – Mai Thai!

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Dr. Ramadan was recently named one of Time’s 100 most important spiritual innovators for the 21st century. He is a professor of philosophy and Islamic studies at the Universities of Fribourg and Geneva, Switzerland.

He is the author of numerous books and articles, including To Be a European Muslim. His forthcoming book, Western Muslims and the Future of Islam (Oxford University Press) has received rave reviews from the TIME magazine, The Philadelphia Enquirer, John Esposito, among others.

Dr. Ramadan did his PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Geneva. In Cairo, Egypt he received one-on-one training in classic Islamic scholarship from Al-Azhar University scholars. Through his writings and lectures he has contributed substantially to the debate on the issues of Muslims in the West and Islamic revival in the Muslim world. He is active both at the academic and grassroots levels lecturing extensively throughout the world on social justice and dialogue between civilizations.