Below is a letter from the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy.
Please join us for a roundtable discussion on the role of religious actors in countering violent extremism in North Africa. Sarah Yerkes, a fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, will moderate an on-the-record conversation with Carnegie nonresident scholar Anouar Boukhars and James Patton, President and CEO of the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy (ICRD), who has recently completed research on this issue in Tunisia and Morocco.
Lunch will be served beginning at 12:00 p.m. The discussion will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
12:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Anouar Boukhars is a nonresident scholar in Carnegie’s Middle East Program and associate professor of international relations at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Boukhars is a former fellow at the Brookings Doha Center and author of Politics in Morocco: Executive Monarchy and Enlightened Authoritarianism (Routledge, 2010).
James Patton is the President and CEO of ICRD. Mr. Patton has conducted international development, conflict transformation and social reconciliation for over two decades in more than a dozen countries, building collaborative networks and programs with the entire range of social and political actors in complex conflict environments.
Please RSVP to Blair Scott ([email protected]) by Monday, October 15, 2018. The invitation is transferrable with prior notice.
President & CEO