Nadia Al-Bagdadi is coming to the Seneca Falls Library to talk about modern day Islam in the Middle East. She will discuss the religion of Islam and then the political upheaval in the current Middle East at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21.
Al-Bagdadi is a specialist in Islam in the Middle East (Egypt and Lebanon) and Europe, and is a visiting scholar at Wells College for this fall semester. Currently she is a visiting professor at the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, where she teaches in the history, sociology and social anthropology departments. Al-Bagdadi’s appointment at Wells is made possible thanks to the assistance of the Council for Independent Colleges and Understanding Contemporary Islam (American University of Beirut).
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