Muslim Youth and Its Politics

Starts:
4:00 pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Ends:
6:00 pm on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/pardeeschool/2015/03/11/april-8-conference-on-youth-in-muslim-world/

Part of the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies' Inaugural Year Lecture Series.

The Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University is proud to present a major international academic research conference, “Youth in the Contemporary Muslim World.”

The conference’s keynote address will be given on April 8 by Asef Bayat, Professor of Sociology and Middle Eastern studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Bayat was Professor of Sociology and Middle Eastern studies and held the Chair of Society and Culture of the Modern Middle East at Leiden University, The Netherlands. He was the Academic Director of the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM) and ISIM Chair of Islam and the Modern World at Leiden University from 2003 until 2009.

Live music performance and reception.

Open to the public. RSVP to eventsPS@bu.edu