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Public Lecture- Islamic Reform: Iranian Style

When May 09, 2012
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Conference Center Ballroom B
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Please join ME/SA in welcoming 

Abdulkarum Soroush

 to the University of California, Davis. The Lecture will be held on

 May 9th, 2012 at 7pm 

in the 

Davis Conference Center Ballroom B.

Abdulkarim Soroush is an Iranian thinker, reformer, Rumi scholar and a former professor at the University of Tehran. He is arguably the most influential figure in religious intellectual movement in Iran. Professor Soroush is currently a visiting scholar at the University institutions, including Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, the Leiden based International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM) and the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin. His idea's, founded on Relativism prompted both supporters and critics to compare his role in reforming Islam to that of Martin Luther in reforming Christianity.


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This lecture is a part of the Suad Joseph Lecture Series in Iranian Studies

For more information on this Lecture Series Please Click Here.

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