Tuesday, November 19, 2013
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm - Oviatt Library - Jack and Florence Ferman Room
Nonviolence, Islam and the Paradigm of Cordoba - Discussion by Ramin Jahanbegloo, Department of Political Science, York University
Introducing the New Book by Dr. Jahanbegloo: The Gandhian Moment (Harvard University Press, 2013)
Ramin Jahanbegloo is a well-known Iranian-Canadian philosopher. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy, History and Political Science and later his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the Sorbonne University. In October 2009 Jahanbegloo became the winner of the Peace Prize from the United Nations Association in Spain for his extensive academic works in promoting dialogue between cultures and his advocacy for non-violence.
The Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (MEIS) Program at CSUN is an interdisciplinary minor offering courses in the languages, histories, religions, cultures, sociology and politics of the Middle East. It seeks to enhance studentsâ€™ understanding of Islamic cultures and the Muslim communities both internationally and within the United States: www.csun.edu/meis
Contact: MEIS, Office of Interdisciplinary Studies, CSU, Northridge, Sierra Hall 194, Telephone: (818) 677-6762 or 818-677-7218