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Religious Disputation and Democratic Constitutionalism: The Enduring Legacy of the Constitutional Revolution on the Struggle for Democracy in Iran

A public lecture by Nader Hashemi, Global Fellow, UCLA

Tuesday, February 19, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Nader Hashemi received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto and is currently a Global Fellow at the UCLA International Institute.  His research interests include secularism and its discontents in Muslim societies, Western and modern Islamic political thought, religion-state relations, the politics of Islamic fundamentalism, and the history and development of liberal democracy. He is the author of Rethinking the Relationship between Religion, Secularism and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for Muslim Societies (forthcoming).


This lecture is part of the Center's Bilingual Lecture Series on Iran.


Lecture will be presented in English.

Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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