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Human Rights @ Duke Annual Lecture: “Human Rights, Faith, and the Border” with Imam Omar Suleiman

September 23, 2019 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join us in welcoming Imam Omar Suleiman for the Human Rights @ Duke Annual Lecture. Imam Omar Suleiman is a world renowned scholar and theologically driven activist for human rights. He is the Founder and President of the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and a professor of Islamic Studies at Southern Methodist University. Most recently, he was recognized by CNN as one of the 25 most influential Muslims in America and included amongst the Fredrick Douglass 200 most influential Americans whose modern day work embody the legacy of the great abolitionist. For more information, please visit here.

This event is sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Duke Human Rights Center at the Kenan Institute of Ethics, Center for Muslim Life, the Muslim Student Association, Amnesty International, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, and Duke Islamic Studies Center.

White Lecture Hall, East Campus

Duke University


September 23, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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White Lecture Hall, East Campus
Duke University
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