If you’ll be near Houston, Texas this coming Monday, April 18th, don’t miss your chance to see Timur Kuran, author of The Long Divergence: How Islamic Law Held Back the Middle East. The Long Divergence opens up a frank and honest debate on a crucial issue that even some of the most ardent secularists in the Muslim world have hesitated to discuss. Timur Kuran is professor of economics and political science and the Gorter Family Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University. He is the author of Islam and Mammon: The Economic Predicaments of Islamism.
Date: Monday, April 18th.
Time: 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Location: Rice University, Baker Hall’s Doré Commons. View Directions.
More Info & RSVP: Here.
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Hope to see you all there!