The Institute of Asian Cultures of Sophia University in collaboration with the Sophia Islamic Area Studies program (SIAS) is happy to announce the following lectures by Dr. Khalil Karam, of St. Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon.
Dr. Khalil Karam is the Professor of Political Science and Director of the Japanese Academic Center at St. Joseph University in Beirut, and he also serves as Vice-President of the Lebanese National Commission for the UNESCO. He is a leading figure in the Maronite League where he served as Secretary General during the years 2001-03. This visit to Sophia came about through a formal
commission of his Eminence Cardinal Sfeir, the Maronite Patriarch.
Date and Time: December 14, Friday, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Title: 2007: Lebanon at a Crossroad
Date and Time: December 15, Saturday, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Title: Minorities in the Middle East: Past and Future of the Maronites
Both lectures will be in English and they will be held in Room 510 of Building number 2 of the Yotsuya campus of Sophia University.
The lectures will be followed by a small reception.
The location of Sophia University is a few minutes away by foot from
Yotsuya Station, and it may be accessed either by the JR Chuo line, or by the Marunouchi or Namboku subway lines.
For further details please consult the following web site:
These lectures are open to all and there will be no admission fee, but those who wish to attend are kindly requested to inform us via the following e-mail address as to whether you would like to attend both lectures or only one, and also the dates on which you would like to attend. Please feel free to contact us for any further information.
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