Professor Mark Juergensmeyer will give an overview of ISIS (aka Islamic State, ISIL) in Syria and Iraq– where it came from, who supports it, how it might come to an end — put in the context of the global rise of religious activism in the post-Cold War world.
How Will ISIS end?
Wednesday, November 19th
2001 SSMS, Conference Room
Please join the faculty and graduate students of the department of Global & International Studies for this installment of the department’s Lunch Seminar Speaker Series.
Mark Juergensmeyer was director of the Orfalea Center for Global & International Studies from its founding in 2005 until June 2014. He is a faculty member of Department of Global & International Studies, and is professor of sociology as well as affiliate professor of religious studies, at the University of California, Santa Barbara. More information may be found at his page: