Engaging the Muslim World: Five Years On

11 Nov 2013


Juan R.I. Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan. He has written extensively on modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf and South Asia and has given numerous media interviews on the war on terrorism and the Iraq War. He lived in various parts of the Muslim world for nearly 10 years and continues to travel widely there. He speaks Arabic, Farsi and Urdu.His most recent book is “Engaging the Muslim World” (2009), and his “Napoleon’s Egypt: Invading the Middle East” was published in 2007.Cole was the recipient of the Hudson Research Professorship in 2003, the National Endowment for the Humanities grant in 1991, and the Fulbright-Hays Islamic Civilization Postdoctoral Award in 1985-86. In November 2004, he was elected president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America and in 2006 was the recipient of Hunter College’s James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism

Event Date: 
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu
Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union, University of Pittsburgh
Target Audience: 
Community Organization
Presenter Type: 
Visiting Scholar/Faculty