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Teaching Jihad and Its Ethics

Do you know what jihad really means? Come learn about the most loaded and misunderstood term in the news today.
Alexander Key is Assistant Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. His interests range across the literary and intellectual history of the Arabic and Persian-speaking worlds from the seventh century, together with Western political thought and philosophy. He received his Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic Studies from Harvard University's Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Professor Key is a founding editor of New Middle Eastern Studies, where he has edited articles on femininity in 1920s Lebanon, and women Muslim leaders in Central Asia.

Details

When:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015. 12:00 PM

Where:

Bechtel International Center: Assembly Room

Sponsor:

Bechtel International Center
yoanna@stanford.edu

Admission:

All are welcome!
Lunch will be served at 11:45am