CANCELED: IPP Presents: Letters to a Young Muslim, a Conversation with Ambassador Omar Saif Ghobash

Lecture Series

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


Rockefeller Lounge


Omar Saif Ghobash is the ambassador from the United Arab Emirates to Russia. His new book Letters to a Young Muslim is a collection of correspondence with his eldest son. The book is a message to young Muslims like his sons to reject extremism. Calling for more education and technological development in the Arab world, Ambassador Gohbash is a thought leader who explores what being Muslim means in the 21st Century. Please join the IOP’s International Policy Program for an insightful discussion about the future of Islam.
Copies of Mr. Ghobash’s book will be for sale. Lunch will be provided.

This event is free and open to UChicago students, faculty, staff and the public. If you cannot attend, please cancel your ticket order on Eventbrite so others may register.
Registration is required. Please register here.

Doors will open 30 minutes before the event begins. Any unclaimed seats will be released 10 minutes before the event begins. Please arrive early to claim your seat. If you can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket order on Eventbrite so others may register.

This venue is physically accessible and has a gender-neutral restroom. Please contact the Institute of Politics at or 773-834-4671 for any questions or accommodation requests.


This event is presented by the International House Global Voices Lecture Series and the University of Chicago Institute of Politics.