On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, in collaboration with Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, Bayan Claremont College, Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), we invite you to participate in this academic seminar where we aim to bring together Muslim academics in order to:
1. Foster an academic and comparative dialogue on similarities and differences in theology, law, and thought between Sunni and Shia Muslims, ad
2. Propose ways in which the American Muslim community can overcome the challenges of sectarianism and find ways to cooperate in promoting its common objectives.