Our 2016 lecture series tackles the theme “Islam and Muslims in the 21st Century.” Featuring scholars and journalists who are leading thought-provoking conversations about Muslims and Islam today, the series addresses questions of identity and belonging, youth and integration, and immigration and settlement.

In this lecture

Walid Saleh, Associate Professor and Chair of the Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Toronto, is a pioneer on the study of the textual and interpretative relationship between the Qur’an and the Bible.

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Learn more about other lectures in this series:

Media, Muslims, and Free Speech
Sunday, April 17, 2–3 pm

Of Hockey and Hijab: New Reflections on Being Female, Canadian, and Muslim
Sunday, May 15, 2–3 pm

Hybrid Identities: Muslim Arab Youth and the West
Sunday, June 12, 2–3 pm

Communing with the Divine: Islamic Mystical Traditions and the Arts
Sunday, June 26, 2–3 pm

Refugees, Immigrants, and Citizens: The Muslim Diaspora Experience in the West
Sunday, July 10, 2–3 pm


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Photo Credit
“Hot Spot” by Mona Hatoum, Photo by Jörn von Bruchhausen. Courtesy of Galerie Max Hetzler.

ISLAM AND MUSLIMS IN THE 21st CENTURY: The Qur'an in the 21st Century

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Cost per lecture $10