BEACON OF KNOWLEDGE
A Conference Honoring
Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2-3, 2001
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, D.C.

The George Washington University in collaboration with many students and friends of Professor Seyyed Hossein Nasr is organizing a conference in his honor in Washington, D.C. on November 2-3, 2001.  The purpose of this conference is to pay tribute to Professor Nasr and to acknowledge his lifelong contributions to the field of perennial philosophy and Islamic and Iranian Studies, as well as his leading role in introducing the Islamic intellectual heritage to the Western world.  Internationally recognized scholars trained by Professor Nasr and/or inspired by his works will present papers related to fields of Professor Nasr's interest as well as to aspects of his writings and thought.  Plans are being made to publish the proceedings later in book form.

 
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OPENING REMARKS

Dr. Stephen Joel Trachtenberg
President, The George Washington University

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

John Esposito
Director,
Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding
Georgetown University

SPEAKERS INCLUDE

Ejaz Akram
Mehdi Aminrazavi
Khalid `Azzam
Osman Bakar
Laleh Bakhtiar
David Cain
William Chittick
Emma Clark
Keith Critchlow
Caner Dagli
Mohammad H. Faghfoory
Peter Felsenthal
Ali Gheissari
Alan Godlas
Azizah al-Hibri
Ramin Jahanbegloo
Ibrahim Kalin
Patrick Laude
Oliver Leaman

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Luce Lopez-Baralt
Mohiaddin Mesbahi
Sachiko Murata
Sanford Nemitz
Farhang Raja'i
Abdallah Schleifer
Jane Smith
Mary E. Tucker
John Voll
Gisela Webb
Amira el-Zein
Hossein Zia'i

ART

An exhibit will feature the works of Vicente Pascual and Mohamed Zakariya

MUSIC

A concert of classical Persian music will be held Saturday evening, November 3.

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