Noor Cultural Centre

York-Noor Lecture Series 2013-2014

Mar 8th 2014


The Annual York-Noor Lecture Series 2013-2014

Time:  6 pm
Location: Auditorium, Noor Cultural Centre
Admission: Free

Thursday September 19, 2013
What Ails the Muslim World?
By Haroon Siddiqui (Journalist, Toronto Star)

Thursday October 17, 2013
Shiite Clergy & Transnational Power
By Mehdi Khalaji, PhD (Senior Fellow, Washington Institute for Near East Policy)

Thursday November 7, 2013
The Post-Colonial Transition, and the Advent of the Cold War in South Asia
By Prof. Ayesha Jalal, PhD (Director, Center for South Asian and Indian Ocean Studies, Tufts University)

Thursday December 5, 2013
Sectarianism in Contemporary Iraq
By Prof. Thabit Abdullah, PhD (Associate Professor of History, York University)

Thursday January 16, 2014
Non-Violence in Iran
By Prof. Ramin Jahanbegloo, PhD (Associate Professor of Political Science & Noor Chair in Islamic Studies, York University)

Thursday February 6, 2014
Islam in the Age of the Internet
By Nazila Fathi (Iranian-Canadian journalist)

Thursday March 13, 2014
Women’s Rights & Democracy-Building in Islamic Societies
By Prof. Nayereh Tohidi, PhD (Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies, California State University Northridge)

Thursday April 3, 2014
A Year After the Rana Plaza Disaster in Bangladesh: What Does It Mean For Us?
By Prof.  Ananya Mukherjee-Reed, PhD (Chair, Department of Political Sciences, York University)