The two men responsible for mediating peace between Christians and Muslims in Nigeria's Plateau state will be the guest speakers at a free public lecture at The University of Western Australia on Saturday October 25.
The remarkable story of Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye's transformation from leaders of militant Christian and Muslim youth into grassroots peacebuilders is the subject of a documentary The Imam and the Pastor.
The award winning movie was co-produced by Palestinian journalist and academic, Dr Imad Karam who will be joining Imam Muhammad and Pastor James to answer questions.
The event has been organised by the Centre for Muslim States and Societies at The University of Western Australia and Initiatives of Change (WA).
Editors note: Imam Muhammad Ashafa, Pastor James Wuye and Dr Imad Karam will be available for interview from 23rd - 27th October.
WHAT: Free lecture open to the public, no RSVP required
WHEN: Saturday 25 October, 2008
WHERE: Social Sciences Lecture Theatre, UWA
(The nearest carpark is P3 off Hackett Drive Entrance)
Lindsay Cartwright (+61 8) 9448 8542
(UWA Centre for Muslim States and Societies) (+61 8) 6488 4554 / (+61 4) 12 737 044
Janine MacDonald (UWA Public Affairs) (+61 8) 6488 5563 / (+61 4) 32 637 716