Islam and Climate Change
Oct 18, 2016
from 09:30 AM to 10:30 AM
|Where||HSC SPHIS, Room 001|
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Tuesday, Oct. 18th, 9:30am, HSC School of Public Health & Information Sciences, Conference Room 001
The School of Public Health and Information Sciences and the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health present this special lecture by Professor Omar Jah, PhD, Deputy Vice Chancellor at the University of the Gambia. Professor Jah is recognized worldwide as an expert in international law as well as scientific ethics, global development, climate change, and Islamic thought. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Vice Chancellor, he was Dean of the Law Faculty at the University of the Gambia and a professor of comparative law. As a scholar, he has studied scientific ethics and published manuscripts on governance, policy, and globalization; and he has written a book on women and Islam. He has presented his scholarship on Islam and climate change at the Earth Conference in Oslo, Norway. Dr. Jah recently accepted a new appointment as Vice Chancellor at the Islamic University of Technology in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
This is a UofL Sustainability Week event!