June 23, 2010 14:26 Age: 4 yrs

IN BRIEF: An-Na'im Delivers Tanner Lectures on Human Values


Abdullahi An-Naim, Emory Laws Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, delivered the Tanner Lectures on Human Values on March 911, at the University of California-Berkeley.

An internationally recognized scholar of Islam and human rights, An-Naim spoke on mediating the paradox of inclusive universality of human values in the permanent reality of human difference. During the three-day event, professors from Columbia, Princeton and Washington universities, provided commentary on An-Naims lectures.

The Tanner Lectures are a distinguished multi-university scholarly lecture series on human values. They are presented annually at nine universities including Cambridge, Harvard, Michigan, Oxford, Princeton, Stanford, Utah, Yale and Berkeley. Appointment as a Tanner lecturer is recognition for uncommon achievement and outstanding abilities in the field of human values.

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