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Ibn'Arabi & Rumi: Teachings for the Modern World

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This conference will include international scholars, from the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, on the works of mystics, Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi (Arabic) and Jalaluddin Rumi (Persian). The program will include lectures, workshops, a panel discussion, and poetry readings in the original languages of Arabic and Persian and their English translation. Speakers will include James W. Morris, Fatemeh Keshavarz, Michael Sells, Stephen Hirtenstein, Mahmud Kilic, Nargis Virani, and more, plus a special performance by renowned Turkish musician Omar Faruk Tekbilek. The evening concert (a separate event) will include performances by leading American poet - Coleman Barks, Grammy Award winner, David Darling, rock star - Salman Ahmad , and whirling Dervish, Sakina. Ibn 'Arabi and Rumi: Teachings for the Modern World.

A Rare New York Open Center Conference & Ibn Arabi Society.

Sponsored by The Middle East Institute and the Institute of African Studies.