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TO BE RESCHEDULED -The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam will Shape the Future-TO BE RESCHEDULED

A public lecture by Vali Nasr, Naval Postgraduate School

Tuesday, January 30, 2007
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Vali Nasr is a Professor at the Department of National Security Affairs, Naval Postgraduate School.  His recent publications include Democracy in Iran (2006); The Shia Revival: How Conflicts within Islam will Shape the Future (2006); and The Islamic Leviathan: Islam and the Making of State Power (2001), among others.  His works on political Islam and comparative politics of South Asia and the Middle East have been published numerous journals and edited volumes. He has written for The New York Times and the Washington Post, and has provided expert commentary to media, notably, CNN, BBC, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, New Hour with Jim Lehrer, CBS News and CBS 60 Minutes, and NBC Nightly News.

This lecture is part of the Center's Persian Lecture Series.


Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455
www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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