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Islam and Politics
Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:30 pm-9:00 pm

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Our 9th public program on Islamic law matters will focus on the role of religion in Muslim majority States, especially as it pertains to competition both among Sunnis, Shi'a and Salafists as well as between Muslims and other religious minorities.

Moderator/Speaker: ROBERT E. MICHAEL, Chair, Subcommittee on Islamic Law, City Bar Council on International Affairs; YASSIN EL-AYOUTY, Adjunct Professor of Law, Fordham Law School; Member, Egypt's Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs; ABED AWAD, Adjunct Professor of Law, Rutgers and Pace Law Schools; WASIM SALIMI, Admitted to practice law in both Pakistan and the U.S.; JAIPAT S. JAIN, Chair, Committee on Asian Affairs; DR. FARHAN AL-FARHAN, "Political Coordinator for Counter-terrorism and Disarmament" of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Sponsored by: Council on International Affairs, Bettina B. Plevan, Chair


Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)