Tuesday, May 2, 2017,
Bookends & Beginnings
British author and journalist Christopher de Bellaigue will speak about his new book, The Islamic Enlightenment: The Struggle Between Faith and Reason, 1798 to Modern Times. De Bellaigue has worked as a journalist in south Asia and the Middle East, writing for the Economist, the Guardian, and the New York Review of Books. De Bellaigue is the award-winning author of four books, has made several BBC television and radio documentaries, and has been a visiting fellow at the universities of Harvard and Oxford. He lives in London.