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What Happened to Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution

Dr. Stephen Lewis Chair, History Department California State University, Chico Twenty years ago, Hugo Chávez became president of Venezuela and launched what he called the Bolivarian…

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What Scientists Think About Religion and Religious People

Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD Professor of Sociology at Rice University Director, Religion and Public Life Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences Dr. Elaine Howard Ecklund’s presentation…

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Islamophobia: The New Anti-Semitism

Dr. Amin Asfari Faculty, Wake Technology College & North Carolina Wesleyan College Dr. Amin Asfari has a deeply personal reason for working to educate people about prejudice. His cousin was…

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The Interaction of Religion, Science and Technology As a Global Issue

Dr. Greg Cootsona Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities CSU, Chico Dr. Greg Cootsona’s presentation is divided into three parts. He begins by focusing on the so-called…

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Islam and Fashion in a Transnational Context

Allison Brooke Yates Student, Indiana University Ms. Yates explains how a group of Muslim women living in the United States interpret Muslim fashion. She interviewed those women, as well as Muslim…

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From Chico to Sharjah

Dr. Gayle Hutchinson Dean, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences, CSU, Chico Dr. Gayle Hutchinson shares highlights from two recent trips to Sharjah, the third largest Emirate in the United…

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The Syrian Muslim Brotherhood

Jonathan Miller & Seth Thomas Portland State University Students The presenters give a history of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, from its roots in the fall of the Ottoman Empire in the early…

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Narrative and Agency: Beyond the ‘Invention’ of the Middle East

Mehdi Beyad Student, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London “The Middle East,” as a region and as a concept, is a relatively modern invention, according to the…

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Iraq: Looking Backward, Moving Forward

Dr. Allen Weiner Stanford University, School of Law, Senior Law Lecturer and Co-Director of the Stanford Program in International and Comparative Law Dr. Allan Stam University of Virginia, Dean,…

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