Elegant Bishop’s Lodge Evening with Richard Bulliet

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).

Purchase your tickets by calling the Office 982-4931 or by using this secure website.  When checking out, be sure to give us the names of attendees and each attendee’s meal choice:  Beef, Fish, Chicken, or Vegetarian.  Your name(s) will be added to the list of attendees and meal-choice-coded tickets will be given at the door.