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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

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Tariq Ramadan interviewed post-Arab spring

We are making a mistake, a very big mistake if we look at what we call the Arab Awakening only by looking at the whole dynamics in political and not in economic terms.

Idols & Insults: writing, religion, and freedom of expression

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.

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