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ACMCU 20th Anniversary Conference: Muslim-Christian Relations in the 21st Century: Challenges & Opportunities

SFS Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Washington, D.C., DC

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ACMCU 20th Anniversary Conference:

Muslim-Christian Relations

in the 21st Century:

Challenges & Opportunities
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Thursday, November 21, 2013 
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Georgetown University

Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall
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Please join us for an exploration and critical discussion of the contemporary challenges facing religious pluralism and Muslim-Christian relations. This conference commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU). Founded in 1993, the Center has spent the last two decades building stronger bridges of understanding between the Muslim world and the West, as well as between Islam and Christianity.



Conference Program:

9:30-10:00am

Opening & Welcome: John L. Esposito

 

10:00-11:15am

Panel 1: Politics, Religious Pluralism, and the Media: The Future of Muslim-Christian Relations Globally & in America

Chair: Natana DeLong-Bas

 

Dalia Mogahed

Keith Ellison

Roland Schatz

Amb. Ebrahim Rasool

 

11:15-11:30am Coffee Break

 

11:30am-12:30pm

Keynote Address: Karen Armstrong

Introduction: Carol Lancaster

Chair: Jonathan Brown

Commentator: Richard Cizik

 

12:30-1:45pm Break

 

1:45-3:00pm

Panel 2: The Arab Uprisings, Islamic Movements & the Future of Democracy

Chair: John O. Voll

 

Emad Shahin

Yvonne Haddad

John L. Esposito

 

3:00-3:15pm Coffee Break

 

3:15-4:45pm

Panel 3: The Challenge of Religious Pluralism

Chair: John Borelli

 

Peter Gottschalk

Brian McLaren

Intisar Rabb

 


Free and open to the public
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For a map showing the location of Copley Hall, please visit: 
http://maps.georgetown.edu/copleyhall/

For parking information please visit:
http://otm.georgetown.edu/index.cfm?fuse=parking
Have questions about ACMCU 20th Anniversary Conference: Muslim-Christian Relations in the 21st Century: Challenges & Opportunities? Contact SFS Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding

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Copley Formal Lounge, Copley Hall
3700 O Street Northwest
Washington, D.C., DC 20057

Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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