Friday, September 23, 2016

The Dream in Islam from Qur’anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration


On Behalf of the Center for Middle East Studies (CMES), you are cordially invited to attend the following lecture:

Title: The Dream in Islam from Qur’anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration
Speaker: Prof.(Ph.D) Iain R. Edgar, University of Durham, United Kingdom
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:00pm
Room: DMF Mathematics and Science Center Auditorium Room 120

Presented by the Center for Middle East Studies CMES, and co-sposored by the Anthropology Department.

Dr. Iain R. Edgar, Emeritus Reader in Anthropology, University of Durham, UK. Dr. Edgar is the author of ‘The Dream in Islam from Qur'anic Tradition to Jihadist Inspiration. He is an expert on the anthropology of the imagination and culture and dreaming. His recent study and research has been on the issue of the true dream tradition in Islam and beyond.

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