Muslims in Europe and Islamophobia
A Workshop of Research in Progress and Symposium
Presented by MEL-net and ICS in cooperation with
British Council, “Our Shared Europe”
Friday, 28th of May 2010 at ICS-UL
MEL-conference & European Muslim Network Meeting
29-30 November 2007, Lisbon, ICS-UL & Forum Lisboa
Day I: Muslims in Portugal
Day II: Expanding Horizons
Prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan joined John L. Esposito in a conversation exploring the challenges of confronting the status quo and promoting radical reform in Islam and the Muslim world. Tariq Ramadan is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at the Oxford University and President of the European think tank European Muslim Network in Brussels. His most recent publications include What I Believe, Islam, The West and the Challenges of Modernity, and Radical Reform: Islamic Ethics and Liberation. John Esposito is University Professor, Professor of Religion & International Affairs and Founding Director of the Alwaleed Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. Editor-in-chief of The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World, The Oxford History of Islam and Oxford Islamic Studies Online, his most recent books are: The Future of Islam; Who Speaks for Islam? What a Billion Muslims Really Think (with Dalia Mogahed); and Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam.
Muslims in Portugal held on November 29.
European Muslim Network Meeting held on November 30.