Lecture to focus on justification for war, Nov. 29

Nov. 16, 2001 10 a.m.

A lecture on "Jihad, Just War, Holy War" is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, in McCosh 10.

Carl Brown, the Garrett Professor in Foreign Affairs Emeritus and professor of Near Eastern studies emeritus, will trace the justification for going to war and the proper conduct in warfare found in the Jewish, Christian and Muslim religious traditions. He is the author of the book, "Religion and State: The Muslim Approach to Politics."

The lecture is designed as a preview for an Alumni Studies Program to be offered during the winter. Space is limited. For guaranteed seating, contact Christine Hollendonner in the Alumni Council at chollen@princeton.edu or 258-5854. The lecture will be available on tape following this session.

For more information on the Alumni Studies Program, click here .