Hamilton College will host a panel titled “Islam: A Religion of Extremism?” with a panel of experts, including former U.S. ambassadors and faculty with expertise in the Middle East, on Wednesday, Feb. 11, at 4:15 p.m., in the Chapel. The discussion is free and open to the public.

Featured on the panel will be Ambassador Karl Inderfurth, former assistant secretary of state for South Asian Affairs and the Sol M. Linowitz Professor of International Affairs in Hamilton’s Government Department: Edward Walker, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Egypt and the UAE and the Christian A. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Global Political Theory at Hamilton; Aaron Spevack, assistant professor of religion at Colgate University; Alan Cafruny, the Henry Platt Bristol of International Affairs at Hamilton; Margo Okazawa-Rey, Hamilton’s  Elihu Root Peace Fund Visiting Professor of Women’s Studies; and Mireille Koukjian, visiting instructor in Arabic and Middle East studies at Hamilton.

The discussion is hosted by the Muslim Student Association and the Arabic and Middle East Club and sponsored by the Hamilton’s Chaplaincy, Government Department and Day’s Massolo Center.

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