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  • Violence in the Name of Religion

    March 24, 2015
    6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    The Consortium’s annual Taha Al-Alwani Event will be held March 24 at the El-Hibri Foundation in D.C.  This year’s topic is a timely one, given recent world events:

    “Violence in the Name of Religion:
    Origins, Recent Developments, and Promising Transformations”
    Islamic and Christian Perspectives

    Our featured speakers include a specialist in Conflict and Peace Studies and a seasoned U.S. Ambassador and scholar:

    Dr. Amr AbdallaDr. Amr Abdalla is the Senior Advisor on Policy Analysis and Research at the Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) of Addis Ababa University. Recently, he was was Vice President of SALAM Institute for Peace and Justice in Washington, D.C., and   from 2004-2013 he was Professor, Dean and Vice Rector at the United Nations-mandated University for Peace (UPEACE) in Costa Rica.  He has also served as a Senior Fellow with the Peace Operations Policy Program, School of Public Policy, at George Mason University and as Professor of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at the Graduate School of Islamic and Social Sciences in Virginia.

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    Ambassador Anthony Quainton is the Diplomat-in-Residence and a Professor of U.S. Foreign Policy at the School of International Service, American University, in Washington D.C.   He served for many years in the United States Foreign Service and held ambassadorships to the Central African Republic, Nicaragua, Kuwait, and Peru. He also serves on the Advisory Council of the Muslim-Christian Dialogue program for the Consortium.

    Join us for the Lectures, Dialogue and a Full Reception.
    RSVP by email or to 202-832-2675

    For printable flyer:  Alwani Lectures 2015 flyer

    Free and Open to the Consortium Community, religious and community leaders, and the and the wider Public, thanks to the Heritage Trust.


    The El-Hibri Foundation
    1420 16th St. NW,
    Washington, DC

    (near Dupont Circle Metro Stop, parking on street or Colonial garage, entrance P Street).