Film: The Ornament of the World


Location: Auditorium, Hesburgh Center for International Studies


A film about an extraordinary time in history when Muslims, Christians and Jews forged a common cultural identity that frequently transcended their religious differences.

Following the film, join us for a discussion with:

  • Michael Schwarz, director
  • Kiran Kiki Kapany, executive producer
  • Thomas E. Burman, director of Notre Dame’s Medieval Institute
  • Atalia Omer, professor of religion, conflict, and peace studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies

Co-sponsored by the Ansari Institute for Global Engagement with Religion, the Medieval Institute, and the Nanovic Institute for European Studies

(Film running time: 1 hour 43 minutes)