Location: Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort
Location: 1297 Bishop’s Lodge Road
Join us for an elegant dinner evening and talk at Bishop’s Lodge Ranch Resort
Featuring Richard Bulliet of Colombia University
Cost: $60 CIR members
Cost: $85 Non-members (Non-member tickets purchased at this price include one year membership to CIR)
Reservations must be made before May 12!
Richard W. Bulliet is a professor of history at Colombia University who specializes in the history of Islamic society and institutions, the history of technology, and the history of the role of animals in human society.
He writes about Muslim religious politics in both the contemporary world and in earlier periods of Islamic history. He first visited the Middle East in 1965. On his many subsequent trips he has spent time in virtually every region of the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia, and South Asia. He has abilities in Arabic, Persian, and Turkish along with several European languages.
Bulliet has given several hundred interviews to the print and broadcast media. His commentaries have appeared in Newsday, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, and The Arizona Republic, and he has served as a consultant on Islamic matters for Time Magazine. His books include The Case for Islamo-Christian Civilization (2004, in press), The Columbia History of the Twentieth Century (ed., 1998), The Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East (co-ed., 1996), Islam: The View from the Edge (1994), Conversion to Islam in the Medieval Period (1979), The Camel and the Wheel (1975) and The Patricians of Nishapur (1972).