Cosmopolitan Identity in the Islamic World

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Cosmopolitan Identity in the Islamic World

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) holds a conference entitled “Cosmopolitan Identity in the Islamic World: Global Citizenship and Social Change,” Ottawa, Ont., June 25–26, 2008.

The topic of the second session on June 25th is “Modern, Democratic, and Muslim: Towards a Culture of Civic Participation.” Roger Owen (director, Middle East, Centre at Harvard University), Lakhdar Brahimi (special advisor to the UN Secretary-General), Salman Haidar (director, South Asian Political Initiative), Nathan Funk (assistant professor, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Waterloo), among others, present speeches on this topic.

After speaking, panellists field questions from conference attendees.