1. Book Event: "The Missing Martyrs: Why There Are So Few Muslim Terrorists" with Charles Kurzman

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    In the months after 9/11, many Americans wondered whether the world was entering a new era of spiraling terrorism and civilizational conflict. Ten years later, Charles Kurzman, Professor of Sociology…

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    • What lasting effects will the Arab Spring have on Western societies’ opinion of Islam?

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      Charles Kurzman describes the impact of the Arab Spring on Western societies' perceptions of young Muslims and contemporary Muslim societies.

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      • Is “liberal Islam” a contradiction in terms?

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        Charles Kurzman describes how "liberal Islam" - combining Islam with political democracy, support for free elections, coexistence and nonviolence - became the mainstream ideology in Muslim…

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        • How does public opinion toward Muslims influence counterterrorism policies in the US?

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          Charles Kurzman argues that U.S. security institutions are much larger than the actual threat of terrorist attack demands, but that public opinion, fearing Islamic terrorism, will not allow for them…

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          • How accurately does the US public perceive the scale of Islamic terrorism in the world?

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            Charles Kurzman makes the case that the threat of Islamic terrorism is usually overblown in the media, causing a disproportionate amount of fear toward Islam amongst the general public.

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