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Beyond Cairo: Visions of a New Decade in European Islamic Relations

Added by admin on 2010-06-17

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2010-06-23
Last Date Last Day: 2010-06-23

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Address Address: Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington, DC, United States

Conference Description:

Beyond Cairo: Visions of a New Decade in European Islamic Relations
June 23, 2010, 6th Floor Flom Auditorium – 8:45 am – 3:00 pm

Keynote Address:
Rashad Hussain, Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference,
Bureau of International Organization Affairs, Department of State

A. National Politics and Minority Treatment: Assimilation and Integration
•Moderator: Nazia Hussain, Director, At Home in Europe Project, Open Society Institute
•Tufyal Choudhury, Durham University Law School, (UK) and Open Society Institute
•H.A. Hellyer, University of Warwick (UK)
•Luc Véron, Delegation of the European Union (Washington, DC)

B. Implications for Human Rights: Ensuring Social Cohesion and Inclusion
•Moderator: Sonya Michel, Director, United States Studies (WWICS)
•Rebeya Müller, Institute for Interfaith Education and Teaching (Germany)
•Daut Dauti, Center for Islamic Pluralism
•Bassam Tibi, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen (Germany)

C. European Radicalism: Debating European Identity and Cultural Challenges to Turkey’s EU accession
•Moderator: Nida Gelazis, Senior Program Associate, European Studies (WWICS)
•Jocelyn Cesari, Harvard University
•Rahsaan Maxwell, University of Massachusetts Amherst
•Senem Aydin Duzgit, Center for European Policy Studies (Brussels) and Istanbul Bilgi University (Turkey)

This is a full day conference organized by the European Studies Program, Southeast Europe Project, Middle East Program and the Division of United State Studies.

The event will take place in the 6th floor Flom Auditorium.
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