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"Islam and Pluralism in Azerbaijan" event to be hosted at the University of Southern California

19 September 2010 [15:12] - TODAY.AZ
According to Azerbaijani-American Council (AAC), an interesting event will take place at the University of Southern California, U.S., on September 21st. The event is called "Islam and Pluralism in Azerbaijan".

Dr. Elnura Azizova, Fulbright Visiting Scholar in residence at Temple University, will speak on religious pluralism in her home country.

With one doctorate in History of Islam and another in History of Religions, Dr. Azizova’s research specialties include the event of Karbala in Sunni and Shi`a literature, the role of women in earliest Muslim society, Jews as a minority in Azerbaijani history, and religious pluralism. Dr. Azizova is currently a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in residence at Temple University. She is chair of Eastern Languages and Religious Studies Department at Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan.


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