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Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies at American University and former Ambassador of Pakistan to the UK
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Dec 31, 2007 to Jan 06, 2008
Akbar Ahmed, author of Journey Into Islam The Crisis of Globalization more
May 25, 2013
Akbar Ahmed is author of Jinnah, Pakistan and Islamic Identity: The Search for Saladin and Professor of Islamic Studies at American University. more
Aug 02, 2010 to Aug 08, 2010
Ambassador Akbar Ahmed is currently the Ibn Khaldun Chair of Islamic Studies, American University in Washington DC, the First Distinguished Chair of Middle East and Islamic Studies at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution. Previously he served as Pakistan's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. more
July 28, 2011 // 4:00pm — 5:30pm
Akbar Ahmed’s book of poetry, Suspended Somewhere Between, is personal, historical, and political. During this special event, featuring poetry readings from this new book, Ahmed discussed the role of the arts in interfaith and cross-cultural dialogue.
Dec 22, 2003 to Dec 28, 2003
Akbar Ahmed is professor of Islamic Studies, American University.
May 25, 2013
Akbar Ahmed is author of Islam Under Siege and Professor of Islamic Studies and International Relations at American University.