New York University Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Navigation Skip to Sub Navigation

NYU to Host Roundtable--"Muslim Youth and Women in the West: Source of Concern or Source of Hope?"--Nov. 6

October 25, 2007
N-130, 2007-08

New York University’s Center for Dialogues: Islamic World-U.S.-The West will host a roundtable discussion-“Muslim Youth and Women in the West: Source of Concern or Source of Hope?”-on Tues., Nov. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at NYU’s Silver Center for Arts and Science, Jurow Lecture Hall, 100 Washington Square East (at Washington Place). [Subway Lines: R, W (8th Street); 6 (Astor Place)]

This event is free and open to the public, which must RSVP to 212.998.8693 or by Nov. 4. Reporters interested in attending should contact James Devitt, Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or

For many centuries Islam and the West have been intertwined. This is especially true in today’s Europe, where some 15-20 million people identify themselves as Muslims. The Nov. 6 roundtable discussion will focus specifically on Islamic women and youth in Europe. The event’s panelists include the following: Abdullah M. Alsaidi, ambassador and permanent representative of Yemen to the United Nations; Jon Benjamin, deputy consul-general of the United Kingdom; Jytte Klausen, professor of comparative politics at Brandeis University and author of The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe; and Piet de Klerk, deputy permanent representative of the Netherlands to the United Nations and former Netherlands ambassador-at-large for human rights. The roundtable will be moderated by Mustapha Tlili, founder and director of the Center for Dialogues.

To learn more about and to read online copies of the center’s publications please visit

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Graduate School of Arts and Science, Events and Traditions

Type: Press Release


Search News

NYU In the News

NYU Received a Record Number of Applications

Capital New York reported NYU received a record 60,322 applications for the class of 2019, an increase of about 15 percent since last year.

NYU Students Help City Crack Down on Hookah Bars

Capital New York reported that NYU students helped New York City crack down on hookah bars that illegally include tobacco in their hookahs:

Rudin Center Study Says Mass Transit Helps Economic Mobility

The Wall Street Journal wrote about a report by Wagner’s Rudin Center that showed that mass transit could be more important than education in determining economic mobility.

Brennan Center Report Says Campaign Spending Has Jumped

Frontline did a piece about a report by the Brennan Center for Justice that said that campaign spending by outside groups has more than doubled in the last five years.

NYU’s Dorms Ranked Among the Best in the Nation ranked NYU’s student residences third in the country in its list of best college dorms.


NYU Footer