Project Mosaic invites you to its 2009 Lecture
Changing the Conversation between America
and the Moslem World
by Dr Emile Nakhleh, former head of the CIA’s department on Political Islam
WHEN: Monday, November 16, 2009. Doors open from 6:30pm. Lecture starts 7pm.
WHERE: Ramada Jarvis Hyde Park Hotel, 150 Bayswater Road, London W2 4RT
HOW TO BOOK: Tickets are free but spaces are limited. Email email@example.com to reserve your place.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Dr Emile Nakhleh is a leading authority on Islamism and Islamic radicalism. He is the author of many books, including A Necessary Engagement: Reinventing America’s Relations with the Muslim World. Before retiring from the US Government in 2006, Dr Nakhleh was a senior analyst and director of political Islam analysis globally and of regional analysis in the Middle East. He joined the Central Intelligence Agency as a Scholar in Residence in September 1991. He was awarded several senior commendations and distinguished medals for his service. Prior to his government service, Dr Nakhleh was a Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Mount St Mary’s University in Maryland where he taught for 26 years. His research and publications have focused on Islamism, radicalism and politics in the Middle East and the rest of the Moslem world, political and educational reform, regime stability and governance in the Middle East, and US policy toward the Middle East and the Moslem world.
ABOUT PROJECT MOSAIC:
Project Mosaic (www.projectmosaic.net) is an educational charity that promotes interfaith and intercultural tolerance, multiethnic good citizenship and integration of immigrant communities, and that works to combat group hatred and extremism. The Project Mosaic Lecture Series aims to create better understanding of the roots of extremism and to identify educational and other solutions for fostering acceptance amongst different faith and ethnic communities in an increasingly interconnected and globalised world.
Project Mosaic was established in memory of New York Firefighter Lieutenant David J Fontana, one of the 343 firefighters that died on September 11, 2001 while helping to rescue some 28,000 people from the World Trade Center.