The Hammer Museum presents Juan Cole as part of the Hammer Forum on social and political issues.
Author and scholar Juan Cole has written extensively on modern Islamic movements in Egypt, the Persian Gulf, and South Asia, and maintains the blog Informed Comment: Thoughts on the Middle East, History, and Religion. His most recent book is Sacred Space and Holy War. He is President of the Global Americana Institute and is a professor of modern middle East and South Asian history in the History Department at the University of Michigan.
This talk is part of an ongoing series of timely, thought-provoking events addressing current social and political issues. Hammer Forum is made possible, in part, by Erika Glazer.
Cost: Museum admission: $5 adults; $3 seniors (65+) & UCLA Alumni Association members with ID; FREE for Museum members, students with ID, UCLA faculty and staff, and visitors 17 and under; Free every Thursday for all visitors.
Parking is available under the Museum; enter from Westwood Blvd. or Glendon Ave. Rates are $3 for the first three hours with Museum validation; $1.50 for each additional 20 minutes. The Museum is located at the northeast corner of Westwood and Wilshire Boulevards in Westwood Village, 3 blocks east of the 405 freeway's Wilshire Boulevard exit.
Sponsor(s): The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Inc.
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