Wednesday 07 March 2012, 5.30-7pm, 61 Whitehall
Details below or visit the Religion and Society webpage
Since 9/11 and 7/7 billions have been invested in tackling and understanding religious radicalisation. This debate brings together academic and policy experts to consider what have we learned:
About its nature and causes?
About parallels and precedents?
About the effect of policies designed to tackle the problem?
About future threats and where we go from here?
Download the academics’ presentations below, under their photographs
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Mat is editor of radicalisationresearch.org for the Religion and Society Programme and Researcher on the Religious Literacy Leadership Programme.
Mark is a Professor in the Department of Culture and Society, Aarhus University. His publications include Muhammad Abduh (2009) and he recently wrote a piece for radicalisationresearch.org
Dr Shterin is Lecturer in Sociology of Religion at King’s College London. His publications include Dying for Faith co-authored with Madawi Al-Rasheed (2009) and he recently co-edited a special issue of Religion, State and Society.
Mehdi is the New Statesman’s Senior Editor (Politics).
Ed is co-founder of the Quilliam Foundation and author of The Islamist (2007).He is currently a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC.