Webcasts: Jonathan Lyons, Bernard Lewis and the late Mohammed Arkoun on Islam and the West

“ISLAM THROUGH WESTERN EYES” BY JONATHAN LYONS

Jonathan Lyons, who spent twenty years as a foreign correspondent and editor for Reuters, much of it in the Islamic world, addresses the issues of Islam and modernity, Islam and violence, and Islam and women and proposes new ways of thinking about the Western relationship to the Islamic world.

Please click for presentation by Jonathan Lyons. To bypass preliminaries, please fast forward to to the 9:05 minute mark

Please click for presentation by Jonathan Lyons. To bypass preliminaries, please fast forward to the 9:05 minute mark

Please click: Library of Congress – Islam Through Western Eyes
(note: a transcript is also available)

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“WHAT WENT WRONG” BY BERNARD LEWIS AND MOHAMMED ARKOUN

Bernard Lewis of Princeton University and the late Mohammed Arkoun of the Sorbonne University, who was a member of the Board of Governors of the Institute of Ismaili Studies at the time of his death, discuss relations between the Middle East and the Western nations.

Please click on image to view the the presentations by Bernard Lewis and the late Mohammed Arkoun

Please click on image to view the the presentations by Bernard Lewis and the late Mohammed Arkoun

Please click: Library of Congress – What Went Wrong

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See Simerg’s piece: Professor Mohammed Arkoun: A Courageous Intellectual Who Advocated A Tolerant, Liberal and Modern Islam

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