Upcoming Events

Charles GlassA land of many flags: The breakup of Syria and the death of pluralism

Charles Glass
Author (Syria burning, 2015) journalist, broadcaster

Wednesday | 21 October 2015 | 7 pm | Boston
Corcoran Commons | Heights Room | Boston College | Chestnut Hill MA
CSI in cooperation with: Department of Slavic & Eastern Languages & Literatures; Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life; Department of Political Science, Islamic Civilization and Societies
About Charles Glass


Saudi Regional Interventions in the Middle East: Consequences for Local Societies

Prof. Madawi Al-Rasheed

Tuesday | 27 October 2015 | 6 pm | Zurich
Visiting Professor | Middle East Centre | London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Hotel Glockenhof | Sihlstrasse 31 | 8001 Zürich
About Prof. Al-Rasheed


Previous Events

Prof. Cengiz Aktar

Senior Scholar, Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), Sabancı University

Revisiting Turkey's policy towards religious minorities on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide


Amine Gemayel

Former Lebanese President

"Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: A Challenge to the International Community"


Taner Akcam

Scholar of the Ottoman Genocide

The Anatomy of Religious Cleansing: Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire


Patrick Cockburn


The IS Caliphate and the West's Wars in Syria and Iraq: A Challenge to Religious Pluralism in the Middle East



H.E. Amine Gemayel

Former President of Lebanon

Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: An Option or an Imperative


Prof. Bassam Tibi

The Middle East Uprisings and the Fate of Religious Minorities in a Shari'a-State – The US-Support for Islamist Rule

See videos of our previous events HERE

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