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Public Lectures

CISMOR International Workshop 2007

Islam and the West: Examining the Diplomatic Thought of the United States

  • 071020a
Date: 2007/10/20
2007/10/21
October 20 (Sat.)

9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Session 1 (Closed)
Examining the Middle East Policy of the United States:
The Viewpoint of the United States

Chair
KOHARA Katsuhiro (Doshisha University)

Presentation
1.1 Dr. Francis Fukuyama (Johns Hopkins University)
Commentators/respondents 1.2 MORI Koichi (Doshisha University)

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 2 (Closed)
Examining the Diplomacy of the United States toward Iran

Chair
NAKATA Hassan Ko (Doshisha University)
Presentation 2.1 Dr. Ahmad Vaezi Jazei(Bagher Al-Ulum University)
Commentators/respondents 2.2 Dr. MATSUNAGA Yasuyuki
Evening Reception


October 21 (Sun.)

9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Session 3 (Closed)
Examining the Middle East Policy of the United States:
The Viewpoint of Islam

Chair
NAKATA Hassan Ko (Doshisha University)
Presentation 3.1 Tariq RAMADAN (Senior Research Fellow at Lokahi Foundation and Visiting Fellow at Oxford St Antony’s College; President of the European think tank European Muslim Network (EMN) in Brussels)
'Examining the Middle East Policy of the United States : A Muslim Viewpoint'
Commentators/respondents 3.2 USUKI Akira (Japan Women's University)

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Session 4 (Closed)
Examining the Diplomacy of the United Stated toward Palestine/Israel

Chair
KOHARA Katsuhiro (Doshisha University)
Presentation 4.1 Dr. Norman Finkelstein (DePaul University)
'Roots of U.S. Policy in the Middle East: A Critique of the Walt-Mearsheimer Thesis'
Commentators/respondents 4.3 MURATA Koji (Doshisha University)