March 11, 2015 at 9:30 pm

War and Peace | Political Islam and Islamist Groups on North Africa, March 11

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish

The War and Peace theme is co-sponsoring an Africa & War and Peace Lecture Series with the African Studies Program and the Institute for the African Child.

On Wednesday, March 11, between noon and 1 p.m. in Baker 231, Dr. Ziad Abu-Rish, Assistant Professor of History, discusses the broader historical and global context within which political Islam as an ideology and movement first emerged in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, as well as the different types of Islamist movements that have developed since then. He also offers some insights into the nature of Islamist movements in contemporary North Africa and the Middle East.

Upcoming Events

  • Dr. Brandon Kendhammer on March 18 on “Nigeria’s Elections and Boko Haram Insurgence”
  • Siphokazi Magadla on March 25 on “Guerilla Girls, Combative Mothers and the In betweeners in post-Apartheid South Africa”

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