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CLASS OF CIVILIZATIONS - 2003-05-07

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Wednesday, 2003, May 7
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Toronto.Recent global events have been framed as a ''clash of civilizations'' -- between the Muslim world and the Judeo-Christian West. This thesis is constructed on a faulty premise, one that sees ''Islam'' and ''the West'' as somehow having developed in isolation. To talk about a such a clash is to make the fundamental mistake of forgetting the common bases of Western and Muslim civilizations. Ottawa's new inquiry into relations with the Muslim world is an opportunity to study that world's diversity, and offer our own ideas on pluralism, says NAZEER AZIZ LADHAN

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H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

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Class of civilizations - 2003-05-07

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Recent global events have been framed as a 'clash of civilizations' -- between the Muslim world and the Judeo-Christian West. This thesis is constructed on a faulty premise, one that sees 'Islam' and 'the West' as somehow having developed in isolation. To talk about a such a clash is to make the fundamental mistake of forgetting the common bases of Western and Muslim civilizations.
Ottawa's new inquiry into relations with the Muslim world is an opportunity to study that world's diversity, and offer our own ideas on pluralism, says NAZEER AZIZ LADHANI

Canada can lead the way in education and pluralism, Foundation CEO says - 2003-05-07

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www.newswire.ca/releases/May2003/07/c9253.html

Canada can lead the way in enhancing -- or rebuilding -- relationships between Western and Muslim societies and address pressing global challenges by fostering education and pluralism, Nazeer Aziz Ladhani, Chief Executive Officer of Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC), told a parliamentary committee today.Speaking before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs -- which has launched a study on Canada's relations with the countries of the Muslim World -- Mr.

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