Understanding our World
The Continuing Impact of the Holocaust
How to Tackle Antisemitism and Anti-Americanism in the Muslim World
A conversation with Ambassador Akbar Ahmed, Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University
Thursday, June 22, 2006
Akbar Ahmed, whom the BBC has called the world’s leading authority on Islam, reports on his recent extensive trip through the Muslim world which he conducted for the Brookings Institute, the Pew Center, and American University. While traveling, he spoke at universities, mosques, and madrasses and interviewed a range of people including clerics, scholars, and figures like Pakistan’s president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf.
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A Dangerous Lie: The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, a special exhibition that explores the history and continuing impact of the most widely distributed antisemitic propaganda of modern times — the fabricated Protocols of the Elders of Zion, will be open before and after the program. Doors open at 6 p.m.
This program is made possible by the Helena Rubinstein Foundation.
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