Tariq Ramadan

Tariq Ramadan is Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at the Oxford University (Oriental Institute, St Antony’s College) and also teaches at the Oxford Faculty of Theology. He is Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies (Qatar), and the University of Malaysia Perlis; Senior Research Fellow at Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) and Director of the Research Centre of Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) (Doha, Qatar). He holds an MA in Philosophy and French literature and a PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Geneva. In Cairo, Egypt he received one-on-one intensive training in classic Islamic scholarship from Al-Azhar University scholars (ijazat in seven disciplines). Through his writings and lectures Ramadan has contributed to the debate on the issues of Muslims in the West and Islamic revival in the Muslim world. He is active at academic and grassroots levels lecturing extensively throughout the world on theology, ethics, social justice, ecology and interfaith as well intercultural dialogue. He is President of the European think tank: European Muslim Network (EMN) in Brussels.

Beyond Islamism (Part 2/2)

Sep 27, 2013

Muslim-majority societies are crying out for an intellectual revolution. This is the last of a two part series. Read part one here.

Beyond Islamism (Part 1/2)

Sep 15, 2013

Muslim-majority societies are crying out for an intellectual revolution. This is the first of a two part series.

Tariq Ramadan and the Arab Uprisings (Part 2/2)

Dec 15, 2012

Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, speaks to Heather McRobie and Rosemary Bechler about the political and economic dynamics of the Arab Uprisings. Read part one here. Heather McRobie: Many of the developments this summer in the countries of the Arab Awakening spoke to the concerns...

Tariq Ramadan and the Arab Uprisings (Part 1/2)

Dec 14, 2012

Tariq Ramadan, Professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at Oxford University, speaks to Heather McRobie and Rosemary Bechler about the political and economic dynamics of the Arab Uprisings. This is the first of two parts. Heather McRobie: I’d like to begin with the concept of Islamic democratic secularism and the statement...