Podcast made available on December 19 by Rice University
The Boniuk Center for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance at Rice University, in conjunction with His Highness Prince Aga Khan Shia Imami Ismaili Council for the Southwestern United States, will be hosting a lecture program by Dr. Paula Sanders on the topic of “Community, Culture and Tolerance in a Medieval Islamic Society: the Case of the Fatimids”, on Sunday, December 2, 2007, at 2:00 pm, at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Center in Sugar Land (1700 First Colony Blvd.)
Dr. Paula Sanders is the Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Rice University , and Associate Professor of History at Rice University. She specializes in classical Islamic culture, Fatimids and Cairo ; her upcoming book Creating Medieval Cairo : Empire, Religion, and Architectural Preservation in Nineteenth Century Egypt will be published this month by The American University in Cairo Press.
This program is free and open to the public.
Seating is limited and registration is required.