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Christopher de Bellaigue Presents His New Book, 'The Islamic Enlightenment'

Event Date:

May 8, 2017 | 6:30 PM EDT

ADDRESS:

Busboys and Poets
2021 14th St NW

Washington, DC 20009

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French authorities are countering Islamic radicalism in prisons with a ground-breaking new program.

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The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times by Christopher de Bellaigue.

Join Pulitzer Center grantee and author Christopher de Bellaigue at Busboys and Poets 14th & V in Washington, D.C., on Monday, May 8, 2017, for a discussion of his new book, The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times

De Bellaigue's recent reporting projects supported by the Pulitzer Center include the impact of a failed coup in Turkey and efforts at countering Islamic radicalism in French prisons.

He is a frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books, Harper's, The Guardian and many other publications. His previous award-winning books include In the Rose Garden of Martyrs: a Memoir of Iran, Rebel Land: Among Turkey's Forgotten Peoples, and Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic-Anglo-American Coup.

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