Fall 2010

“Barefoot in Baghdad” : Manal Omar, United States Institute for Peace

“Commander of the Faithful: The Life and Times of Emir Abd el-Kader” : John Kiser

“Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters” : Omid Safi, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

“The Common Word Initiative: Prospects for Interfaith Conversations” : Joseph Lumbard, Brandeis University

“The Emergence of a Muslim Community in Germany: Between Ascription and Self-Identification” : Riem Spielhaus, University of Kopenhagen

“Cosmopolitanism and Religious Politics in Afghanistan” : Robert Crews, Stanford University