New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study will host historian Juan Cole for a public lecture, “The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Arab Spring,” on Wednesday, September 28, 5-7 p.m. at its Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts (1 Washington Place [at Broadway]). Subways: N, R (8th St.); 6 (Astor Pl.).
Cole is Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan whose work provides a historical context for the relationship between the West and the Muslim world. His books include Engaging the Muslim World (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). He has been a regular guest on PBS’s “NewsHour” and has also appeared on “Nightline”, “The Today Show”, “The Charlie Rose Show”, and “Anderson Cooper 360”, among other programs.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 212.992.7753. Reporters wishing to attend the event must RSVP to James Devitt, NYU’s Office of Public Affairs, at 212.998.6808 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event is part of NYU’s Iranian Studies Initiative Lecture Series. For more information on this initiative, go to: http://www.nyu.edu/isi.