Date: April 8, 2010 (Thursday)
Time: 5:30 P.M.
Place: Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik B. Hariri Building
Tickets: No RSVP required
Salman Ahmad led Pakistan’s most popular band, Junoon, known as the "U2 of South Asia." A musician, filmmaker, physician and United Nations goodwill ambassador, Ahmad has faced death threats and harassment from religious extremists and government forces. He continues to sing, speak, and write on behalf of cross cultural understanding and peace, including in his recent autobiography Rock and Roll Jihad.
Sponsors: The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, The Mortara Center for International Studies, The Georgetown University South Asian Society, the Institute for the Study of Diplomacy, and the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs