Journey into Europe to be launched at American University on Thursday, March 22 at 5pm

Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity by Amb. Akbar Ahmed

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Please join Ambassador Akbar Ahmed as he discusses his new book, Journey into Europe: Islam, Immigration, and Identity. The fourth in a quartet of studies examining relations between the West and the Muslim world, Journey into Europe explores Islam in Europe and the place of Islam in European history and civilization on the basis of fieldwork spanning the length and breadth of the continent.


In reflecting on the book, Professor Lawrence Rosen of Princeton University writes, “Ahmed’s splendid blend of scholarship and reportage is unmatched in the literature.” Professor Todd Green of Luther College, writing for the American Academy of Religion, calls the book “a masterpiece … magisterial … a tremendous and timely contribution.”

Moderated by: Professor Tamara Sonn, Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor of the History of Islam, Georgetown University

Discussant: Rabbi M. Bruce Lustig, Senior Rabbi, Washington Hebrew Congregation


Abramson Family Founders Room, School of International Service

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