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Religion, Democracy, and the Arab Awakening

April 25th, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism (ASC 204 & 207)

 9:00AM - 5:00PM (ASC 204 & 207)

Keynote Address
 5:00PM - 6:00PM (Annenberg Auditorium)
Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies, Oxford University

On Friday, April 25, the USC Center for Islamic Thought, Culture and Practice, the USC Knight Program for Media and Religion, and GlobalPost will sponsor a one-day conference, "Religion Democracy and the Arab Awakening. The gathering will be a groundbreaking exchange and collaboration between scholars and journalists, aimed at advancing knowledge and strengthening coverage of a critical topic The conference will conclude with a keynote address by Professor Tariq Ramadan at 5 p.m. in the Annenberg Auditorium. A reception will follow. 

Registration is not required but to RSVP for Religion, Democracy and the Arab Awakening, please visit: 


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NEW DATE: Saturday, September 6, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM


Location TBD

Join us for a live TV symposium discussion with some of the most influential Latino thinkers, entertainers, academics, business and political leaders of our time. 

Confirmed and invited panelists include National President of LULAC Margaret Moran, U.S. Senator Luis Gutièrrez, Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, President and CEO of NCLR Janet Murguìa, President of WCVI/SVREP Antonio Gonzalez, President and General Counsel of MALDEF Thomas A. Saenz, and Eva Longoria.

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