How can Western norms and Muslim values be balanced? Thats
the question addressed by IU Professor Nazif Shahrani, director
of the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program at IU Bloomington,
and Professor Ali Mazrui, director of the Institute of Global
Cultural Studies at the State University of New York, Binghamton.
The two held a topical conversation during a recent meeting
of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists, held on the
IU Bloomington campus.
Professor Nazif Shahrani
(left) and Professor Ali Mazrui
Photo by George Vlahakis
Discussions include the Marriage of Two Civilizations:
the Balance between Western Norms and Muslim Values..
You will hear first the voice of Professor Shahrani.
Listen to the entire
conversation or listen by topic:
by Prof. Shahrani - Comparing values of Islam and western
civilizations by Prof. Mazrui
damaged by political and foreign policy issues
Prof. Mazrui's recent experience with American security
agents 12:30 - Resolution of environment of fear and suspicion
in the U.S.
by Prof. Shahrani
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