Benefit

The ISIS Crisis after the Paris and San Bernardino Massacres: How Should the World Respond?

Dr. Nader Hashemi.

Aspen Public Radio presents a benefit luncheon and conversation featuring Dr. Nader Hashemi, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies. 

Friday, February 5th, noon - 2pm

Tickets: $250 ($225 is tax-deductible, and all proceeds will support the Aspen Public Radio News Department). 

At a private residence in Aspen, directions will be provided upon purchase of ticket.


Dr. Nader Hashemi is the Director of the Center for Middle East Studies at the University of Denver's Josef Korbel School of International Studies. Born and raised in the Toronto area to Iranian parents, Dr. Hashemi completed his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Canada. He was a research affiliate at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University, a postdoctoral Fellow at Northwestern University, and a Global Fellow at the UCLA International Institute. 

Dr. Hashemi has contributed to The New York Times​, TIME, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, and has appeared on The PBS Newshour. He is the author of Islam, Secularism, and Liberal Democracy, and co-editor of The Syria Dilemma and The People Reloaded: The Green Movement and the Struggle for Iran's Future. 

As an undergraduate student in Ottawa, Canada, Hashemi hosted a radio program. He is an avid swimmer and enjoys playing the guitar. 


Tickets may be purchased online, or send a check to Aspen Public Radio. Please contact Cornelia Carpenter for more information: Cornelia@AspenPublicRadio.org or (970) 920-9000.