Thursday, June 01, 2006

Public Policy Summit will examine politics and religion

"Politics and Religion: Conflict and Coexistence at Home and Abroad" is the topic of the fourth annual Public Policy Summit, to be held Tuesday, June 20, at UIS. The event is sponsored by UIS' Center for State Policy and Leadership and is open to the public.

Three sessions will feature: a luncheon keynote address by Dr. Diana Eck of Harvard University on "Religious Pluralism: Civic and Political Issues in a New Religious America"; an afternoon panel discussion on "Islam in America" led by UIS Associate Professor of Economics Baker Siddiquee; and an evening keynote address by Dr. Noah Feldman of New York University, who will speak on "Iraq, Islam, and Democracy." Read more>>

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