FEBRUARY 15, 2020
Program Center, Brick Store Museum
4 Dane Street, Kennebunk, ME
UNE PROFESSOR TO FOCUS ON ISLAM-WEST RELATIONSHIP
KENNEBUNK – Anouar Majid, Vice President for Global Affairs at the University of New England, will discuss “Islam and the West in a Turbulent World” at the Feb 15 open meeting of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO), Maine chapter.
Born in Tangier, Morocco, Majid is the author of five critically acclaimed books on Islam and the West. He has written for The Washington Post, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, and other international publications.
His talk will cover topics such as the fast-changing dynamics of the relationship between Islam and the non-Muslim West, and whether there are new forces that are reshaping that relationship.
The Feb. 15 session is the latest in a series of discussions relating to the importance of intelligence in current public affairs. The AFIO meeting is open to the public, and will begin at 2 p.m. at the Program Center of the Brick Store Museum, 4 Dane St., Kennebunk. A question period will follow the presentation.