Shadi Hamid, a senior fellow in the Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution, will conduct an author talk on—and signing for—his new book, Islamic Exceptionalism: How the Struggle Over Islam is Reshaping the World (St. Martin’s Press), on Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. in McGuinn Hall Auditorium. Hamid is also the author of Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East, which was named a Foreign Affairs “Best Book of 2014.” Hamid is the former director of research at the Project on Middle East Democracy and a Hewlett Fellow at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law. He is also a contributing writer for The Atlantic. Sponsor: Islamic Civilization and Societies program.
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