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Members of the NIU campus community are invited to attend a free, six-week course on “The Interfaith Conversation: Exploring World Belief Systems,” beginning Wednesday, Jan. 28, and continuing through Wednesday, March 4. Each session takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the staff lounge on the lower level of Founders Memorial Library. Free parking...
Ismael Montana, an NIU professor in the Department of History, has authored a new book on Tunisia, the first Muslim country to abolish slavery in the modern period. Montana will deliver a talk on the book – titled “The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia” (University Press of Florida) – at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Sept....
Amitabh Pal
Amitabh Pal is managing editor of The Progressive. His talk on "Non-Violence and Islam" will elaborate on the recent people's movements resulting in regime change in Egypt and Tunisia and how those nonviolent protests fit into the historical context of this Islamic tradition.
Deb Pierce
Two Muslim leaders and a Catholic priest from Indonesia will come to Northern Illinois University on Friday, Nov. 12, to lead an interfaith dialogue on “Religions, Tolerance and Democracy in Indonesia.”   The event, sponsored by the Indonesian Consulate General in Chicago and NIU’s Division of International Programs, will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m....