Public Lecture by Professor Karim H. Karim: Knowledge, Power and the Clash of Ignorance

Public Lecture by Professor Karim H. Karim: Knowledge, Power and the Clash of IgnoranceThe Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures, SFU, and The Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University (London) present

Karim H. Karim

RE-IMAGINING SELF AND OTHER:KNOWLEDGE, POWER AND THE CLASH OF IGNORANCE

Part of the Annual Lecture Series and the International Summer Program on Muslim Diversity.

Wednesday, 13 July 2016 – 7:00 PM

Fletcher Challenge Theater – Room 1900, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Campus, 515 West Hastings St.

This lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP: Web registration www.sfu.ca/reserve or email ccsmcs@sfu.ca. Click here to download poster for more information.

Thesis: Clash of Ignorance, by Karim H. KarimDr. Karim H. Karim is Professor of Communication Studies at Carleton University and Director of the Carleton Centre for the Study of Islam.

One of the foremost international scholars on the contexts of knowing Islam and Muslims, he is the author of numerous publications, including the two recent thought-provoking collections of essays:

Re-imagining the Other: Culture, Media, and Western Muslim Intersections

“A remarkable collection of essays exploring constructions of the ‘other’ through manipulation of historical and cultural discourses and calling for new paradigms to resolve conflict through positive engagement with difference”

-– Ali Asani, Harvard University

 

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