When: Tuesday, October 26 at 4:00 pm
Where: AT&T Lounge, Pyle Center
Sponsored By: UW-Madison Division of International Studies, Lubar Institute for the Study of Abrahamic Religions
Professor Aisha Al-Mannai will be on campus to deliver a lecture entitled “Islam’s View of Other Religions.” Professor Al-Mannai is Dean of the College of Sharia at Qatar University, and she is the first female to hold this prestigious position.
As a proponent of interfaith dialogue, Professor Al-Mannai has published on subjects including Islamic mysticism, morality, and the foundations of Islamic creed from the Qur’an and the Sunna. She serves on the Transitional Arab Parliament, the Advisory and Executive Committee of the College of Islamic Studies, the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, and the Board of Directors of the (Qatar) National Commission for Human Rights. In 2007, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak honored Dr. Al-Mannai in recognition of her contributions to Islamic studies.