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Islamic Radicalism and Terrorism discussed at public lecture


Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015

Dr Recep DoganCharles Sturt University (CSU) Islamic Chaplain Dr Recep Dogan will deliver a free public lecture at the Orange Campus on Friday 20 March 2015 which will discuss Islamic radicalism and terrorism. 'Basics of Islam and Common Misunderstandings about Islam' is part of the University's Explorations Series and will be held in building 1004, room 120 from 6.00pm to 8.00pm. Dr Dogan is a Lecturer in Traditional Islamic Studies at CSU's Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation. He is a prominent Muslim scholar, a prolific author and a respected community activist in Australia. Dr Dogan was the Imam of the Tolerance Foundation in California USA from 2004 to 2011. During this time, he taught various courses such as Islamic Theology, Islamic Ethics, Islamic Law and Qur'anic Exegesis. For more information about the public lecture please visit http://news.csu.edu.au/events No RSVP is necessary.

Media contact: Hannah Guilfoyle, 0417 125 795

Media Note:

Please contact CSU Media to arrange interview with Dr Dogan.

The Charles Sturt University 'Explorations' Series is part of the Community-University Partnership (CUP) program and aims to engage our rural and regional communities in discussion and debate about major issues facing our regions, the nation and the world. The Explorations Series includes public lectures, workshops, panels and conferences, and each CSU campus will host at least two 'Explorations' events every year.

'Basics of Islam and Common Misunderstandings of Islam' will be held at CSU in Orange, building 1004, room 120, from 6-8pm on Friday, 20 March, 2015.

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