Journey into Islam

Akbar Ahmed talked about his book Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization, published by Brookings Institution Press. Following the… read more

Akbar Ahmed talked about his book Journey into Islam: The Crisis of Globalization, published by Brookings Institution Press. Following the September 11 terrorist attacks, Professor Ahmed traveled through eight Muslim countries to survey Muslims on their views toward the United States and to make a case for better relations between the United States and Muslim countries. He offered ideas on how relations can be improved. After his remarks, Professor Ahmed was joined by others for a discussion of topics such as culture, religion, and U.S.-Muslim relations. They also responded to audience members' questions.

Professor Ahmed is a native of Pakistan, served in that country’s civil service, and was high commissioner of Pakistan to the United Kingdom. close

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Journey into Islam

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Program ID:
198258-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 19, 2007 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 23, 2007 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Aug 19, 2007 | 3:50am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 23, 2007 | 4:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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