United in COVID-19
Rediscovering Pluralism in the Face of a Shared Threat
During this time of social distancing we invite you to join us on a virtual platform so that we can gather together to listen and learn from each other. Dialogue is even more important now, as we need to stay connected to one another.
About the Speaker:
Dr. John L. Esposito is University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and Founding Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and The Bridge Initiative: Protecting Pluralism – Ending Islamophobia at Georgetown University.
In 2019, he was S. Rajaratnam Professor of Strategic Studies, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore. Past President of the American Academy of Religion and Middle East Studies Association, his more than 55 books include: Islam and Democracy after the Arab Spring, What Everyone Needs to Know about Islam, Shariah, What Everyone Needs to Know, The Future of Islam, Who Speaks for Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think, Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam,
The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality?, Islamophobia and the Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century. Esposito’s writings are translated into more than 45 languages.
Esposito has served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of State and other agencies, European and Asian governments, corporations, universities, and media worldwide and has been a member of the World Economic Forum’s Council of 100 Leaders and the E. C. European Network of Experts on De-Radicalisation.
Join us for this Virtual Dialogue Event
The Atlantic Institute Organizations of the SouthEast and the Rumi Forum Present:
“United in COVID-19: Rediscovering Pluralism in the Face of a Shared Threat”
Thursday, April 23, 2020
6:00 – 7:00pm EST
Free and Open to the Public!
Link will be provided as you register