The Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies, University of California, Irvine


Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Naim

“Faith in Peace: The International Criminal Court and the Darfur Crisis”

with guest speaker

Dr. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im
Charles Howard Candler Professor
School of Law, Emory University

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Lecture: 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
UCI Student Center, Pacific Ballroom A&B
University of California, Irvine

Reception immediately following


Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory University where he focuses on cross-cultural human rights issues, international law and human rights, and human rights in Islam. He left his native Sudan in 1985 and has been an advocate for human rights in Africa ever since. He is the author of Toward an Islamic Reformation (1990) and Islam and the Secular State: Negotiating the Future of Shari’a (2008). At Emory, he directs projects on Women and Land in Africa and Islamic Family Law, as well as a Fellowship Program in Islam and Human Rights. He holds LL.B. degrees from the University of Khartoum and the University of Cambridge, and earned his Ph.D. in law from the University of Edinburgh.


Dr. An-Na’im’s visit to UCI is made possible by the UC Human Rights Initiative, Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), Peace Gift, Difficult Dialogues Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality, International Studies Program, Center for Citizen Peacebuilding, Center in Law, Society and Culture, and Humanities Center.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Parking is available for $7.00 in the Social Science Parking Structure. For further details, please contact Sandy Cushman, or 949-824-3344.