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About Tariq Ramadan
Tariq Ramadan, a philosopher and writer who is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies in the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University, has written numerous books advocating the study and re-interpretation of Islamic texts, and working on the position of Muslims in the west and within Muslim majority countries: most recently Arab Awakening (2012) and The Quest for Meaning: Developing a Philosophy of Pluralism (2010). He is an advisor to the EU on religious affairs, in particular on “Islam and Secularism”, and also the President of the Euro-Muslim Network, a Brussels-based think-tank. Read a profile of him and interview with openDemocracy’s Rosemary Bechler.
Articles by Tariq Ramadan
This week's editor
Guest editor Ronan Harrington introduces this week's theme: Spirituality and Visionary Politics.
Ronan is a freelance political strategist and co-creator of Alter Ego, a gathering exploring the future of progressive politics.
No to TTIP
Writers and thinkers, including Tariq Ramadan, Aayan Hirsi Ali and Hans Magnus Enzensberger, debate religion and freedom of expression in the third audio feature from the PEN World Voices literary festival.