Association Of Muslim Social Scientists Holds Annual Convention


The website of the International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) has reported that the IIIT-affiliated Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) held its 36th Annual Conference on October 26-28 at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus in Maryland. Both organizations are strongly associated with the Muslim Brotherhood. The notice states that twenty seven panelists presented papers in seven panels on topics within the conference theme Perils of Empire: Islamophobia, Religious Extremism and the New Imperialism. The notice also states that a full report on the conference will be posted soon but in the meantime, conference information and a program can be found here. Notable speakers associated with the Muslim Brotherhood included Islamic convert Robert D. Crane and Louay M. Safi of the Islamic Society of North America, Also speaking was Abdullah al-Arian of Georgetown University and son of Sami Al-Arian convicted of conspiring to violate a federal law that prohibits making or receiving contributions of funds, goods or services to, or for the benefit of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad.

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