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Old 07-30-2011, 03:27 AM   #1
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Annual Meeting of the ABS - North America


The Association of Baha’i Studies – North America

Warmly invites you to participate in its

35th Annual Conference


(Read the Conference Theme Statement at <>Theme Statement | Association for Bahá)

August 11-14, 2011

At the San Francisco Airport Marriott Hotel

San Francisco, CA

Confirmed plenary speakers include Mr. Kenneth Bowers, Secretary of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States; Dr. Hoda Mahmoudi, Director of the Research Department at the Bahá’í World Centre will speak on “Human Knowledge and the Emancipation of Humankind, and Dr. Billie Mayo, educator and specialist in cross-cultural and race issues will address “The Ubuntu Programme: Changing Habits of Thought and Practice around Race in the American Mid-West. Mr. Matt Weinberg, Program Director of the Bahá’í Internet Agency, at the Bahá’í World Centre will give a presentation on “Identity, Discourse and Policy: Reconstructing the Public Sphere.” Mr. Fariborz Sahba, architect of the famed “Lotus Temple” Bahá’í House of Worship in India will be speaking on “The Loving Interpretation of Space.” Mr. Rainn Wilson, actor and humanitarian, will share his experiences in the arts and entertainment worlds. The 29th Hasan M. Balyuzi Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Dr Nader Saiedi, Professor of Sociology at Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota, and author of Logos and Civilization: Spirit, History, and Order in the Writings of Bahá’u’lláhand Gate of the Heart: Understanding the Writings of the Báb.


(Children must be pre-registered by July 31, 2011)

Call <tel:613-233-1903>613-233-1903 in Canada for more information.


Calling all media producers, photographers, radio and podcasters and all those interested in participating in a Media Boot Camp. For seasoned professionals and Youth.(Please see below for more information.)

To participate in this fun and exciting boot camp, please register for the ABS conference at: <>Registration | Association for Bahá and send a message to <>communications@bah to indicate your area of interest – radio, video and/or photography.

If you have questions about the Media Boot Camp please contact:

Craig Rothman, U.S Bahá’í Media Services; <>; 847.853.2346


Please register EACH person attending the conference one of the following ways

Fax: <tel:1-613-233-3644>1-613-233-3644 -- Phone: <tel:1-613-233-1903>1-613-233-1903

online at <>Association for Bahá

Mail: ABS-NA, 34 Copernicus Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1N 7K4

Registration Fees: Discounted fees before July 31st.

After July 31st, registration fees will be charged at the on-site rate.


The conference block at the San Francisco Airport Marriott is full and information about alternate hotel accommodation is available on the ABS website. Please go to <>Hotel and Travel | Association for Bahá

For the latest conference updates, go to

<>Association for Bahá
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Old 08-05-2011, 04:56 PM   #2
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The Association for Bahá'í Studies is excellent.

Everyone, please try to become a member of the Association for Bahá'í Studies. It is definitely worth it!
Old 08-13-2011, 04:12 PM   #3
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Awesome. I would love to attend this event.

Did anybody go this year?

Only one more day left.
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