Date: Friday 4 December 2015 Time: 5:30pm for a 6:00pm start to 7:30pm
Location: Phillipa Brazil Lecture Theatre, Australian Catholic University (ACU), 115 Victoria Parade, Melbourne
Keynote Speaker: Professor John Esposito, Director, Centre for Christian-Muslim Relations, Georgetown University.
University Professor, Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, John L. Esposito is Founding Director of the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. Previously, he was Loyola Professor of Middle East Studies, College of the Holy Cross. Esposito’s more than 45 books include: The Future of Islam, Islamophobia and the Challenge of Pluralism in the 21st Century, Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think (with Dalia Mogahed), Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam, The Islamic Threat: Myth or Reality?, and Islam and Politics.