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.

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