Villanova University's Center for Arab and Islamic Studies is celebrating its 25th anniversary and on this occasion it is hosting a major international conference, titled:
"Mirror Images: Challenges for Arab and Islamic Studies" in April 2-4, 2009. The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Juan R. I. Cole, Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan, and President of the Global Americana Institute http://www.globam.org/
In addition to formal sessions there will be roundtable discussions, workshops and cultural events.
Interested scholars and academics are invited to participate and send a paper, workshop or roundtable proposal (or organize a session on pertinent topics) no later than September 15th, 2008, which may be submitted on the conference website: http://www.villanova.edu/events/conferences/ais/.
Dr. Silvia Nagy-Zekmi
Director of the Center for Arab and Islamic Studies
Villanova, PA 19085
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