We believe that the speaker series of such is a vital program that will prove to promote peace and understanding for generations to come. Thus, we would like to invite the organizations and students to help us promote such programs and to allow us to reduce conflict through understanding.
Reza Aslan: Literature and Revolution in Middle East
A lecture by Dr Reza Aslan, an international acclaimed writer and scholar of religion. Most recently, Dr Aslan edited Tablet & Pen: Literary Landscapes from the Modern Middle East, published by W.W. Norton (a Words without Borders book). His first book is the international bestseller, No god but God: The Origins, Evolution, and Future of Islam, was translated into 13 languages and named one of the 100 most important books of the last decade. He is also the author of Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religion Extremism in a Globalized Age.
“Dr Reza Aslan is amazing, I feel I have know him and his words a long time.
I would love to accompany you at the next SOAS event. I hope to be of good use.
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