Appreciating the Relationship between Islam and Judeo-Christianity: Council of Christians and Jews Victoria

From May 27, 2018 15:00 until May 27, 2018 17:00

Appreciating the Relationship between Islam and Judeo-Christianity: Council of Christians and Jews Victoria

The Council of Christians and Jews invites you to:

Appreciating the Relationship between Islam and Judeo-Christianity

Date: Sunday 27 May 2018     Time: 3pm to 5pm
Location: Etz Chayim Progressive Synagogue,  549 Centre Road, Bentleigh 3204 [Melways reference 77 G1]

Speaker: Reem Sweid

More about the Speaker: Reem is the founder and president of Muslim Collective, formerly known as Muslims for Progressive Values, a national grassroots progressive Muslim organization. She is a PhD student and Research Assistant for the UNESCO Chair, Cultural Diversity and Social Justice, at the Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation. Reem has a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Economics (Brown University, USA) and a Master’s degree in Development Management (London School of Economics, UK). Her PhD research encompasses a comparative analysis of countering violent extremism policy and the role of intercultural dialogue. Reem’s research interests include progressive Islamic thought on social justice and human rights. Reem is also a Fellow of the progressive Islamic think tank, the Critical Muslim Institute, based in the United Kingdom.

Reem’s address will include references to the diversity within Islam and the nature of progressive Islamic thought and practice.

Cost: $10 entry, includes Kosher afternoon tea

RSVP: Please advise CCJ Vic Office if you are attending | 03 9429 5212 | ccjvic@bigpond.net.au


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