LOCAL Announcement :: Peace & War
Juan Cole: "The Iraqi Elections and the Future of America" (1/19)
Thursday, January 19th 2006
UC Santa Cruz
Juan Cole is Professor of Middle East History at the University of Michigan and the moderator of the highly acclaimed blog, "Informed Comment." (www.juancole.com
A leading American expert on Iraq, the role of the U.S. and the Iraqi resistance, Professor Cole is the author of numerous books and articles on Islam and the Middle East. They include Sacred Space and Holy War (IB Tauris 2002), Colonialism and Revolution in the Middle East: Social and Cultural Origins of Egypt's `Urabi Movement (Princeton, 1993) and Roots of North Indian Shi`ism in Iran and Iraq (California, 1989). He is the editor of Comparing Muslim Societies (Michigan, 1992) and co-editor (with Nikki R. Keddie) of Shi`ism and Social Protest (Yale, 1986).
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