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Islamic nationalist movements, Al-Qaeda topic for BYU lecture May 30

Kent Schull, a visiting professor in Brigham Young University's Department of History, will discuss Islamic nationalist movements, Al-Qaeda and the global war on terror during a Global Awareness Lecture Wednesday, May 30, at noon in 238 Herald R. Clark Building.

Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend. The lecture is hosted by the David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies.

Schull is an instructor in the University of California-Los Angeles' Humanities Department, but spent the 2006-2007 academic year as a visiting professor at BYU.

He earned his bachelor's degree in history from BYU and both his master's degree and doctorate in history from UCLA. Additionally, he earned a second master's degree in Jewish studies from the University of Oxford.

This lecture will be archived online. For more information on David M. Kennedy Center events, see the calendar online at kennedy.byu.edu.

Writer: Aaron Searle

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