Tuesday | October 25, 2016 | 6pm
Hotel Glockenhof | Sihlstrasse 31 | 8001 Zurich
Saddam Hussein, Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Islamic State: Can Religious Pluralism Survive the Onslaught?
Chairman of the Alliance of Iraqi Minorities
William Warda is Chairman of the Alliance of Iraqi Minorities, Co-Founder of the Hammurabi Human Rights Organization, former CEO of Ashur Satellite TV, and a former leader of political and military affairs of the Assyrian Democratic Movement in Nineveh (2003).
Wednesday | November 9, 2016 | 6pm
Boston College, McGuinn Hall 121 (Auditorium)
The Christians of Lebanon: Surviving Amidst Chaos
Prof. Marius Deeb
Teaches Middle East Politics at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University
Prof. Marius Deeb received his doctorate from Oxford University. He teaches Middle East Politics at the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. Previously, he taught at Indiana University, the American University of Beirut, and Georgetown University. He is a leading authority on Middle Eastern politics.
The Challenges of Social Pluralism in Egypt
Forsaken. The Persecution of Christians in Today’s Middle East.
ISIS, Christians, and national identity in the Middle East
Can Religious Pluralism Survive Sectarian War: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon?
Associate Professor and Research Director, University of Lyon 2
Visiting Professor, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)
Saudi Regional Interventions in the Middle East: Consequences for Local Societies
Author (Syria burning, 2015), journalist, broadcaster
A land of many flags: The breakup of Syria and the death of pluralism
Prof. Cengiz Aktar
Senior Scholar, Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), Sabancı University
Revisiting Turkey's policy towards religious minorities on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide
Former Lebanese President
"Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: A Challenge to the International Community"
Prof. Taner Akçam
Scholar of the Ottoman Genocide
The Anatomy of Religious Cleansing: Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire
The IS Caliphate and the West's Wars in Syria and Iraq: A Challenge to Religious Pluralism in the Middle East
H.E. Amine Gemayel
Former President of Lebanon
Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: An Option or an Imperative