Islam and Toleration

Keynote Address

"Reflections on Tolerance and Its Difficulty"

Thursday, March 1 5:30 PM
Tsai Auditorium

Scanlon

Thomas M. Scanlon

Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and  Civil  Polity,  Emeritus, Harvard  University

Panels

Friday, March 2
Belfer Case Study Room

9:30 AM - Coffee

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10:00 AM -Panel One: Muslim Minorities in Non-Muslim Societies

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William A. Graham

Director
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs
Jocelyne Cesari

Jocelyne Cesari

Lecturer on Islamic Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Director of Islam in the West Program, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Center
Senior Research Fellow at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris
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Yee Htun

Clinical Instructor - Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School
Former Director of the Myanmar Program for Justice Trust

12:00 PM - Lunch

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1:00 PM -Panel Two: Minorities in Muslim-majority societies

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Orit Bashkin

Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History - University of Chicago
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Ousmane Oumar Kane

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Religion & Society
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Jeremy Menchik

Assistant Professor of International Relations, Boston University
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Shady H. Nasser

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

3:00 PM - Panel Three: Intra-Islamic Toleration

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Akeel Bilgrami

Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy | Columbia University
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Nebil A. Husayn

Visiting Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (University of Miami)
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Mohsen Kadivar

Research Professor in the Department of Religious Studies - Duke University
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Tarek Masoud

Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations

4:45 PM - Closing Remarks

Graham


William A. Graham

Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies - Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Member of the Faculty of Divinity

 

Event Information

Participants

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William A. Graham

Director
Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Murray A. Albertson Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
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Orit Bashkin

Professor of Modern Middle Eastern History - University of Chicago
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Akeel Bilgrami

Sidney Morgenbesser Professor of Philosophy | Columbia University
Sugata Bose

Sugata Bose

Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs
Jocelyne Cesari

Jocelyne Cesari

Lecturer on Islamic Studies, Harvard Divinity School
Director of Islam in the West Program, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Center
Senior Research Fellow at Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris
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Yee Htun

Clinical Instructor - Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School
Former Director of the Myanmar Program for Justice Trust
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Nebil A. Husayn

Visiting Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies (University of Miami)
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Mohsen Kadivar

Research Professor in the Department of Religious Studies - Duke University
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Ousmane Oumar Kane

Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor in Contemporary Islamic Religion & Society
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Tarek Masoud

Sultan of Oman Professor of International Relations
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Jeremy Menchik

Assistant Professor of International Relations, Boston University
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Shady H. Nasser

Assistant Professor of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations