Please mark your calendar for one day conference.
“The State of the Study of Shi’ite Islam in North America”
October 8, 2011
Hartford Plaza Hotel
East Hartford, Connecticut, USA
The conference will also launch a campaign to endow a chair for the study of Shi’i Islam at Hartford Seminary.
Heads of Islamic centers, mosques and associations across North America will also be in attendance
This conference will bring together leading scholars of Shi’i Islam to share perspectives on their rich heritage within the broader Islamic world, and to identify efforts to increase interest in the study of Shi’i Islam in North America. The conference will also launch a campaign to endow a chair for the study of Shi’i Islam at Hartford Seminary, the first such chair in North America.
Banquet and keynote address by Sayyed Hossein Nasr, George Washington University
The conference brochure with the program of conference and the participant list of scholars will follow soon.