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Atlantic Lecture Series: Islam & Extremism

The Atlantic Institute

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

Atlantic Lecture Series: Islam & Extremism

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We will host renowned journalist, Mustafa Akyol to discuss Islam and Extremism. Mustafa Akyol is a Turkish political commentator and author based in Istanbul, Turkey. He is a regular opinion writer for various publications, including The International New York Times. He has spoken on many platforms, including the Council on Foreign Relations, Brookings Institution, Heritage Foundation, Mont Pelerin Society, Cato Institute, Acton Institute, Discovery Institute, Mises Institute and many universities around the world. He has been featured in popular TV shows such as Fareed Zakaria’s GPS on CNN and Hardtalk on BBC. His talk at TED, Faith Versus Tradition in Islam, has been widely acclaimed

During this event there will be light refreshments provided and a book signing after the discussion. Mr. Akyol's book, Islam Without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty will be avaible for purchase for $15. This event is free and open to everyone. 

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Holiday Inn
909 Holcomb Bridge Rd
Roswell, GA 30076

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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The Atlantic Institute

Atlantic Institute is an independent, non-profit organization headquartered in Atlanta  whose goal is to facilitate dialogue and bridge cultures around the globe. For a better world of peace and understanding, we would like to develop public awareness for diverse cultures, beliefs, traditions, and opinions. We strongly believe in the spirit of the United States of America that celebrates diversity as richness. With our  branches in Florida, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina, we have been able to dedicate our efforts and resources for building cross-cultural and interfaith dialogue.

OUR VISION

Atlantic Institute is a non-profit civic organization that provides various academic and educational platforms to promote diversity in our society. We are significantly influenced by the teachings and writings of Mr. Fethullah Gulen who emphasizes the importance of education, dialogue and understanding in cross-cultural engagement. These universal values are esteemed by many previous scholars and leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Mother Teresa, Rumi, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This gives us hope and motivation that we can find common denominators as the global citizens of the world.

OUR MISSION

Through a wide range of activities that bring local community members from various ethnic and religious backgrounds, we seek to proactively contribute to educational, cultural, social, and humanitarian issues in our community. We believe in the power of personal interaction and communicative dialogue as they are the best channels to build mutual understanding, trust, and harmony for a peaceful world.

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http://www.theatlanticinstitute.org

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