عبدالکريم سروش


Date:  January 20, 2011


Shi'ism in Need of Reform:

A Talk by Dr.Abdolkarim Soroush




Shi'ism in Need of Reform: A Talk by Dr.Abdolkarim Soroush

Lecture | January 20 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Student Union, Tilden Room

Abdolkarim Soroush

Iranian Student Alliance in America-ISAA, Religion, Politics, and Globalization Program (RPGP),Middle Eastern Studies, Center for

Iranian Student Alliance in America-ISAA
proudly presents:

Abdolkarim Soroush is an Iranian thinker, reformer and Rumi scholar. He is a well-known figure in religious intellectual movement in Iran. Professor Soroush is currently a visiting scholar at George Washington University in Washington D.C. He was also affiliated with other prestigious institutions, including Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Columbia, the Leiden based International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World (ISIM) and the Wissenschaftskolleg in Berlin.

Some of Soroush's honors include:

* 2004 Erasmus Prize
* 2005 Time 100 most influential people
* 2008 Prospect magazine's 7 of 100 most influential intellectuals in the world
* 2009 Foreign Policy magazine's 45 of 100 world's elite intellectuals
* 2010 Foreign Policy magazine's 40 of 100 top global thinkers

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