Fri., May 30 Clash of Civilizations, "A Historic Perspective" Lecture given by
Jonathan Berkey, Professor of History at Davidson College at 7:00pm at International House, 322 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204. Jonathan Berkey (BA Williams; MA, PhD Princeton) is Professor of History at Davidson College, where he teaches the history of Islam and the Middle East from the seventh century to the present day. His research interests focus on medieval religious and cultural history. Professor Berkey has many publications that include "The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, 600-1800" (Cambridge University Press, 2003), which was awarded the Albert Hourani Book Prize by the Middle East Studies Association of North America.
For more information, please call: International House at 704-333-8099 www.ihclt.org and Middle East Council of the Carolinas www.middleeastcouncilnc.org c/o International House, 322 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, NC 28204.