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“Understanding ISIS”: Ninth Annual Garfield Forum for Undergraduates

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Date:
April 27, 2015
Time:
3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Venue

Assembly Room, Bechtel International Center

“Understanding ISIS,” with presentations from Alireza Doostdar (University of Chicago), Martha Crenshaw (Stanford), and Alexander Key (Stanford). Moderated  by Shahzad Bashir (Stanford). Sponsored by the Department of Religious Studies and co-sponsored by the Stanford Humanities Center, the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, Bechtel International Center, and the Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies.

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 Garfield. Past topics have included The Ethics of War in Christian and Islamic Perspectives, Transitional Justice, and Religion and the Presidency.

For more information contact Prof. Brent Sockness.