Lecture: ISIS, Jihadist Violence, and the Quest for an Idealized Islamic State

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016 at 8:00 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
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College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series Michael Christopher Low, Department of History, will reframe the discussion of ISIS against the backdrop of more than a half century of unsuccessful jihadist attempts to topple repressive dictatorships and secular states in the Middle East.

Low is an assistant professor of history at Iowa State, specializing in Late Ottoman, Modern Middle Eastern, and environmental history.

For more information visit the Lectures Program website.