Islamic political thought is topic, Oct. 2

Oct. 1, 2001 4:09 p.m.

"Fundamentalism and Modernism in Islamic Political Thought: A Historical Perspective" will be presented on Tuesday, Oct. 2, by Antony Black, a member of the politics faculty at the University of Dundee in Scotland.

Black, the author of "The History of Islamic Political Thought: From the Prophet to the Present (Routledge, 2001)," will speak at 4:30 p.m. in Betts Auditorium, School of Architecture. In the book, he provides a full description and an interpretation of political philosophy from early Islam to the current age of Fundamentalism.

His lecture is sponsored by the Council on Regional Studies, the politics department and the Near Eastern studies department .