Dr. Jytte Clausen: “The Cartoons that Shook the World”

  • 09 Sep 2010
  • 7:15 PM - 8:00 PM
  • US Naval Academy, Rickover 102

Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, U. S. Naval Academy, 106 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis MD 21402, (410) 293-2993


Thursday 9 September 7:15-8:00pm Rickover 102

Dr Clausen is the Lawrence A. Wien Professor of International Cooperation at Brandeis University and Affiliate at the

Center for European Studies at Harvard University. She is the author of The Cartoons That Shook the World about the

Danish cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad and the worldwide protests that followed their publication. Her previous

books include The Islamic Challenge: Politics and Religion in Western Europe, published German and Turkish

translations, and numerous books and articles on immigrant integration, the European welfare state, and social inclusion.

In 2007, Klausen received the Carnegie Scholars’ Award for research on the integration of Muslim faith communities in

Europe. Klausen was a British Academy Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and a Bosch Public Policy

Fellow at The American Academy in Berlin. She has a PhD from the New School for Social Research and a BA and MA

from the University of Aarhus, Denmark.

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