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"Globalized Islam" Lecture and Book Signing by Olivier Roy

  • 1118 International Affairs Building, Columbia University (map)

Co-sponsored by the Alliance Program.

Olivier Roy is research director at the CNRS in the "Iranian World" research unit, a specialist of Afghanistan, Central Asia and of Islam.

Olivier Roy will discuss his latest book, "Globalized Islam" (Columbia University Press, 2004). Globalization of Islam refers to the "passage to the West" entailed by the growing influence of Western consumption habits, cultural models and sociological behaviors inside Muslim societies.