NYU’s Center for Dialogues Explores Islam As Part of Europe’s Identity in Sept. 25 Panel Discussion


New York University s Center for Dialogues: Islamic World - US - the West, in cooperation with the British Council, will host a panel discussion, Our Shared Europe, to highlight the policy implications of rethinking European identity as a shared and partly Muslim identity on Thurs., Sept. 25, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at NYU s Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th Street (betw. 5th and 6th Avenues).

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New York University’s Center for Dialogues: Islamic World - US - the West, in cooperation with the British Council, will host a panel discussion, “Our Shared Europe,” to highlight the policy implications of rethinking “European identity” as a shared and partly Muslim identity on Thurs., Sept. 25, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at NYU’s Casa Italiana, 24 West 12th Street (betw. 5th and 6th Avenues). Subways: 4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R, W (Union Square)

This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, or for any questions, please call 212.998.8693 or email Vanessa.Kirkpatrick@nyu.edu.

The panel will include: David Levering-Lewis, professor of history at NYU and author of the recent God’s Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe; Mohamed Arkoun, emeritus professor of the history of Islamic thought at the Sorbonne; Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary general of the Organization of the Islamic Conference; selected European foreign ministers; and Mustapha Tlili, the Center’s director, who will moderate the session.

“Our Shared Europe” is a concept grounded in the recognition that “Islam” and “the West” are not opposite terms. “Islam” and “the West” are in fact cl 500

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