God's Century? Assessing the "Clash" of Secular & Religious Trends in the Middle East and North Africa - First Panel and Keynote
The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies; the Center for International and Regional Studies, School of Foreign Service in Qatar; and the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding are proud to co-sponsor a joint conference:
God's Century? Assessing the "Clash" of Secular & Religious Trends in the Middle East and North Africa
Thursday, October 24, 2013
3:30 - 7:45 p.m.
Friday, October 25, 2013
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This conference will feature expert observers of the region from the Georgetown University main campus and from the School of Foreign Service in Qatar, as well as invited scholars from other institutions. The papers presented will address a variety of themes pertaining to the development of secular & religious trends in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), focusing on different countries and sub-regions, and highlighting the impact of these trends on education; gender relations; family, clan and tribal bonds; print and electronic media; occupational and professional careers; religious beliefs and behavior; as well as political attitudes, political party affiliations, and electoral behavior. They will examine numerous and diverse causal roots, ranging from demography to globalization, and their major consequences, both violent and non-violent, for the political and social evolution of all these states.
To learn more and RSVP for Day One: http://ccas-cirs-cmcuconference.eventbrite.com/
To learn more and RSVP for Day Two: http://ccas-cirs-cmcuconference2.eventbrite.com/
Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 3:30pm to 7:45pm
Edward B. Bunn, S.J. Intercultural Center, CCAS Boardroom, ICC 241
37th and O St., N.W., Washington