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“Understanding ISIS”: Ninth Annual Garfield Forum for Undergraduates

The Garfield Forum is an annual mini-conference focusing on a topic at the intersection of religion, ethics, and public life, designed in particular for Stanford undergraduates regardless of major. The forum is sponsored through the generosity of alumnus Howard M. Garfield. Past topics have included "The Ethics of War in Christian and Islamic Perspectives," "Transitional Justics," and "Religion and the Presidency."

This year's topic is "Understanding ISIS," with presentations from:
Alireza Doostdar (Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies and the Anthropology of Religion, University of Chicago)
Martha Crenshaw (Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford)
Alexander Key (Assistant Professor of Arabic and Comparative Literature, Stanford)
Moderated by Shahzad Bashir (Professor of Religious Studies, Stanford).
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Monday, April 27, 2015. 03:30 PM


Assembly Room, Bechtel International Center


Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Bechtel International Center, Stanford Humanities Center, McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Department of Religious Studies




Free and open to the public.